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How will this 11-story former hotel in down­town St. Peters­burg be destroyed?

Workers are taking down an entire block of downtown St. Petersburg. Here's how:  @TB_Times

  • A wrecking ball will be used to bring down the 11-story former hotel.
  • The demolition has begun on the parking garage which is mostly demolished.
  • “In demolition, implosion is usually the last choice,” Meigs said.
  • Meigs said, “We do the crown of the project” â the high-rise former hotel.
  • Sorry, YouTube fans, but that won’t be the fate of an 11-story former hotel slated for demolition in downtown St. Petersburg.

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@christisch1: “Workers are taking down an entire block of downtown St. Petersburg. Here’s how: @TB_Times”


ST. PETERSBURG — No matter how fleeting, there are few sights as awesome as the implosion of a big building disappearing in an enormous cloud of dust.


How will this 11-story former hotel in down­town St. Peters­burg be destroyed?

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