Updated: Thursday, 24 May 2012, 12:30 PM CDT
Published : Thursday, 24 May 2012, 12:30 PM CDT
BRYAN, Texas (CNN/KBTX) - The College Station Plaza Hotel is no more.
Thousands of people gathered in the streets to observe the implosion in Bryan, Texas Thursday morning.
The 17-story building was reduced to a 40-foot high pile of rubble.
A series of loud explosions, and seven seconds later the Plaza was gone.