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Implosion Brings Historic Detroit Hotel Crumbling To Ground In Seconds [VIDEO+PHOTOS]

Olympia Development officials say imploding the 13-story building reduces demolition time from three months to one morning.

07/11/2015

Construction on the new Detroit Red Wings arena on June 5, 2015. The historic Park Avenue Hotel (at left) is set to be demolished. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Historic Detroit Hotel Set For Implosion To Make Way For New Red Wings Arena

A piece of Detroit history is set to come crumbling to the ground on Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2015

Construction on the new Detroit Red Wings arena on June 5, 2015. The historic Park Avenue Hotel (at left) is set to be demolished. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Historic Detroit Hotel To Be Imploded To Make Way For New Red Wings Arena

One of two shuttered hotels near the site of the new Detroit Red Wings arena will be imploded next week.

CBS Detroit–07/02/2015

Job-seekers attend a District Detroit job fair at Don Bosco Hall. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Job Fair Today For Work Building New Red Wings Arena

“We’re very happy with the individuals that are coming out and the type of experience that we’re getting from Detroiters.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2015

Construction on the new Detroit Red Wings arena on June 5, 2015. The historic Park Avenue Hotel (top right) is set to be demolished. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Commission OKs Historic Hotel Demolition For New Detroit Red Wings Arena

Olympia has said demolition of the hotel is needed in order to build a high-capacity loading bay for the arena.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2015

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Report: Dan Cleary Wants One More Year With Detroit Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings forward Daniel Cleary is looking to make a comeback.

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2015

Digital rendering of the new Red Wings arena.

Beyond The Barriers: Sneak Peek At Construction Of New Detroit Red Wings Arena [PHOTOS]

Fans haven’t been able to see any of the progress due to large barricades blocking the $450 million project. But that’s about to change.

CBS Detroit–06/05/2015

Ken Holland (File photo)

Griffins Ousted From Playoffs, Do The Red Wings Have Their New Head Coach?

Is now the time for Griffins coach Jeff Blashill to be crowned head coach of the Detroit Red Wings?

97.1 The Ticket–06/02/2015

SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 19: Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings directs the players during a break in action against the Florida Panthers in the third period at the BB&T Center on March 19, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Red Wings 3-1. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Former Red Wings Coach Mike Babcock Says Goodbye To Detroit In Full-Page Newspaper Ad

Babcock is leaving on good terms and deserves nothing but respect from Detroit.

97.1 The Ticket–05/22/2015

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland addresses the media about the departure of longtime head coach Mike Babcock. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

‘We Got 10 Great Years’ Says Red Wings General Manager Of Coach Babcock

“I’ve got mixed emotions because he is one of the greatest coaches in the league, if not the greatest coach in the league,” said Holland.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2015

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