Implosion

Jersey City implosion

Crews In Jersey City Implode Three Buildings To Make Way For New Affordable Housing Complex

Three of the six buildings at the housing project went down just after 9 a.m. Saturday.

08/29/2015

Governors Island implosion. (credit: CBS 2)

11-Story Building On Governors Island Successfully Imploded

At exactly 7:36 a.m., the 11-story brick apartment building that formerly housed Coast Guard families was brought down with 200 pounds of dynamite.

06/09/2013

Building 877, aka the Cunningham Apartments. (credit: The Trust for Governors Island)

City Plans To Demolish 11-Story Building On Governors Island

The controlled implosion at 7:36 a.m. Sunday may be visible in parts of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island and New Jersey, officials said.

06/07/2013

Kings Park Psychiatric Center smokestack (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Smokestack At Former Kings Park Psychiatric Center Demolished

The implosion is part of ongoing demolition of the center which closed in 1996.

03/27/2013