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Hotel Detroiter - Demolition photos

An excavator sifts through the wreckage of the Detroiter following the implosion.

The Detroiter collapses into a smoky pile of rubble on March 3, 1996.

The Hotel Detroiter minutes before it is imploded to make way for condos March 3, 1996.

The main entrance shortly before the old hotel was imploded shows how rough the building was.