COURTESY RANDY RANDAZZOCrowds cheered on July 27, 1971, after the first blast of explosives showed the hotel still standing. It took 475 pounds of dynamite to finally bring it down.
COURTESY RANDY RANDAZZOCrowds cheered on July 27, 1971, after the first blast of explosives showed the hotel still standing. It took 475 pounds of dynamite to finally bring it down.
COURTESY RANDY RANDAZZOCrowds cheered on July 27, 1971, after the first blast of explosives showed the hotel still standing. It took 475 pounds of dynamite to finally bring it down.

Flashback: Grandest of all Coast hotels for decades

January 30, 2016 11:00 PM