Photos: Trump Plaza Implosion in Atlantic City
What was a part of the Atlantic City skyline for nearly 37 years came crashing down in about 37 seconds Wednesday morning.
In 1984, Harrah's at Trump Plaza opened; the name would be shortened to just "Trump Plaza" a few months later.
It's mark on Atlantic City's history came to an end on September 16, 2014, when the gaming hall closed for good. Lately, the property fell into disrepair with large holes in the side of the high-rise appearing thanks to several coastal storms.
In a masterful display of engineering, or un-engineering, the 321-foot-tall casino was imploded with its debris falling down in a small area between Boardwalk Hall and Caesars. The dust cloud from the former building headed straight-out over the ocean as if to leave Atlantic City in a most fitting way.
The implosion of Trump Plaza in Atlantic City on February 17, 2021