THE PLAZA HOTEL
768 5th Ave, New York, NY, 10019
For Donald Trump, buying New York's most famous hotel was literally a no-brainer, especially when you see what he paid for it. But as he said at the time: "I haven't purchased a building, I have purchased a masterpiece – the Mona Lisa." And much like Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile, Trump losing $83 million on The Plaza has also stumped scholars.