It all unfolded Wednesday afternoon and into the evening on East 56th Street in Manhattan.
Check out some of the reaction that caught our attention below:
To the climber on Trump Tower---dude, the elevator is much quicker. And WAY safer. There's better way to be social climber!— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) August 10, 2016
Glad someone is climbing Trump Tower - he could really use the publicity— Andy Cohen (@Andy) August 10, 2016
Many people are saying Steve has Trump's Tax Returns in his backpack. Going to release them from the top of Trump Tower.— Jay Stebbins (@jaystebbins) August 10, 2016
Between Michael Phelps and Trump Tower, this has been the biggest week for suction cups in the history of humankind— Will Bunch (@Will_Bunch) August 10, 2016
How are people climbing the Trump Tower when I can't even climb out the friendzone— RiceGum (@RiceGum) August 10, 2016
One brave social engagement editor finally figured out how to top watermelon rubber bands: https://t.co/mDH5dnKI7J— James Temple (@jtemple) August 10, 2016
And Trump says no one would be able to climb his wall... https://t.co/8VT9S5e08N— dylan (@yoncethirst) August 10, 2016
A man is scaling Trump Tower.— Matthew Santoro (@MatthewSantoro) August 10, 2016
In other news: apparently nothing.
So a guy recklessly wasted time and valuable resources desperately trying to climb to the top for selfish attention? Trump move, man.— josh groban (@joshgroban) August 10, 2016
watching the cops yank a man off the #TrumpTower was the most 2016 thing that could happen. damn dude.— Genny Sokoli (@gennysokoli) August 10, 2016
Hats off to NYC PD for pulling that nut off the wall of Trump Towers— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) August 10, 2016
Way to go guys!!!