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Hillary Clinton to Spend Election Night at Symbolic Venue (Under a Giant Glass Ceiling)

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Hillary Clinton is planning on celebrating election night at a symbolic New York venue, complete with an actual glass ceiling.

Clinton’s campaign sent out invitations to offices on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. The event will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Center on the West Side of Manhattan on Nov. 8.

The structure is an 840,000 square foot venue that sits on the Hudson River and has hosted numerous events. It’s most striking aspect is that most of it is made of glass.

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George Rose/Getty Images

The locale is also significant to her political rival, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

The 70-year-old offered to build it in 1987 for $200 million, according to The New York Timesif he could name it after his family.

 

The state of New York turned him down and the venue, which was named after Republican Senator Jacob K. Javits, was built by the State Urban Development Corporation two years behind schedule and for $486 million.

 

Clinton celebrated her 69th birthday on Wednesday, and multiple celebrities came out to wish her well, including Katy Perry and Tracee Ellis Ross.

Surprise! 🎂

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The Democratic presidential nominee celebrated her birthday early on Tuesday night in Miami, Florida by attending an Adele concert.

 

While it’s unclear if the singer knew Clinton was in the audience, the Grammy-winner addressed the upcoming election and urged the audience to not vote for Trump.

 

“I am English, but what happens in America affects me too,” she told the crowd at the American Airlines Arena, according to a Clinton campaign aide. “I am 100 percent for Hillary Clinton. I love her, she’s amazing.”