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Old December 15th, 2009, 07:05 PM   #1
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$100,000,000.00 Skyscraper Fail!

this is very sad

High-rise condominium was to be opened in 2008. The building began to have settling problems. It sunk as much as 14 inches. The only option was to destroy the building.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtIjU...ure=popt00us0a
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Old December 18th, 2009, 02:41 AM   #2
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The condominium's name was the Ocean Towers SPI in South Padre Island, Texas. It is unknown whether the building's construction was topped out. The Landmark Tower in Fort Worth remains the tallest building that was completed to be imploded in Texas.
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Old December 19th, 2009, 05:08 PM   #3
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?? Wouldn't they pin it to the bedrock in the first place? How strange...
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Old December 19th, 2009, 06:20 PM   #4
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Wow! Epic fail
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Old December 19th, 2009, 08:51 PM   #5
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Pretty sweet.
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Old December 21st, 2009, 09:08 AM   #6
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wow stupid
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Old December 22nd, 2009, 02:19 AM   #7
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this was after a major hurricane hit the coast last year too. class 5 devastation has a far reaching impact along coastal territories. but really sad to see such a nice towwer go.
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