Watch an abandoned building on Governors Island implode (photos, video)

Goodbye dilapidated structure, hello hammocks! Building 877 on the island oasis finally gets torn down ahead of a new development project.

  • Photograph: Eric Harvey Brown

    Building Implosion on Governors Island

  • Photograph: Eric Harvey Brown

    Building Implosion on Governors Island

  • Photograph: Eric Harvey Brown

    Building Implosion on Governors Island

  • Photograph: Eric Harvey Brown

    Building Implosion on Governors Island

  • Photograph: Eric Harvey Brown

    Building Implosion on Governors Island

  • Photograph: Eric Harvey Brown

    Building Implosion on Governors Island

  • Photograph: Eric Harvey Brown

    Building Implosion on Governors Island

  • Photograph: Eric Harvey Brown

    Building Implosion on Governors Island

  • Photograph: Eric Harvey Brown

    Building Implosion on Governors Island

  • Photograph: Eric Harvey Brown

    Building Implosion on Governors Island

Photograph: Eric Harvey Brown

Building Implosion on Governors Island

Whether you watched it on a boat with bubbly or from solid ground, the implosion of Building 877 on Governors Island was an impressive sight to see.


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If you missed it entirely, you're not SOL: Take a gander at the slide show above (if you click through real fast, it's kind of like a flip book!), and feast your eyes on the video below.