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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Carlton House Implosion

Carlton House Implosion Video | August 31, 1980 | Duration: 1:23
Creator: Bill Beal 
Spectators gathered on the ground and in nearby buildings to watch the implosion of the twenty-one story Carlton House Hotel, which lasted just seven seconds. In the foreground of the opening shot are the Pittsburgh Press Building and the Allegheny County Courthouse and Jail. Behind the Carlton House is the William Penn Hotel.