Trump Tower is breaching regulations that require it to provide a public space, according to a report.
It is one of several buildings in the city which agreed to provide a public area in order to build higher than applicable zone regulations allow.
But the public seating area was found blocked off with a metal barrier and 16 of the 21 outdoor tables were also fenced off.
Trump Tower is breaching regulations that require it to provide a public space
The fountain was not working and several required signs were not on display.
A report by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said it breached the agreement reached with the city to provide a privately owned public space, or POPS.
He said of the 333 POPS locations in the city, 182 were not in compliance.
'Only the rich and powerful got the good part of the deal and the public is being swept away,' Stringer told PIX11 News.
Stringer blamed the body that is supposed to enforce the rules.
'The Buildings Department is totally asleep at the switch,' he said.
'They're not enforcing the agreement. They're not enforcing the law. Shame on them.'
The Department of Buildings said in a statement on Tuesday: 'We agree with many of the audit's recommendations and will be conducting regular inspections of all POPS in the city.'
It comes after the Trump SoHo hotel announced it is dropping the name it shares with the U.S. president.
The Trump Organization said Wednesday that it is ending its licensing deal with the New York hotel amid reports that the property has struggled to attract business.
The fountain was not working and several required signs were not on display in Trump Tower
The company owned by President Donald Trump said that it has signed a deal with the owners of the hotel and residential tower to end