Protesters are undeterred, Mr. Quinn said, even though Mr. Trump was known to stay sealed in his tower when he was a private citizen, commuting between his penthouse and his offices on a lower floor and sometimes not leaving the building for days at a time. It seems unlikely that he will spend much time outdoors, given the immense security efforts necessary to protect a sitting president in the middle of Midtown Manhattan.
“He might not be able to see us,” said Mr. Quinn, who works in the publishing industry and lives in Jackson Heights, Queens. “But he’ll see us on social media.”
Speaking to reporters on Friday at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J., where he is spending a 17-day working vacation, Mr. Trump said he had intentionally kept his trips home to a minimum after seeing firsthand how disruptive presidential visits can be to New York.
“I think I’m more disruptive than any of them,” he said.
The Police Department has estimated that the cost of protecting Mr. Trump when he is in New York is around $308,000 per day. His wife, Melania, and his son Barron continued to live in Trump Tower during the school year, and the cost to protect their home was between $127,000 to $146,000 a day, according to the police.
The police urged people to avoid the area around Trump Tower during Mr. Trump’s visit, when numerous streets will be closed around one of the city’s busiest thoroughfares. Starting at midnight on Sunday, 58th and 55th Streets will be shut to traffic from Madison Avenue to Sixth Avenue, and there will be restricted access for certain vehicles on 56th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, according to the police. Fifth Avenue will remain open to southbound traffic, with some restrictions at certain points during the president’s stay. Along Fifth and Madison Avenues, the police will perform random inspections at vehicle checkpoints.
The Fire Department has also made special arrangements, including a team at Trump Tower to respond to alarms, fire companies dedicated to respond to any calls to the building and specialty units at the heliport Mr. Trump will use to arrive and depart.
“People can expect some delays in the area as well as along any motorcade routes during the period of his visit,” said Stephen P. Davis, the Police Department’s chief spokesman.“This is normally the case when a president visits New York City.”
Although Mr. Trump visited the city for the first time as president on May 4, that trip was cut…