What is the Trump Plaza implosion in Atlantic City?

DONALD Trump's once immaculate Atlantic City hotel and casino is set to be demolished on Wednesday, February 17 at 9am.

The former president's Trump Plaza opened in May 1984, however 30 years later the skyscraper shut its doors to the public in September 2014.

What is the Trump plaza implosion in Atlantic City?

Trump Plaza hotel and casino in Atlantic City is set to be demolished in a "Las Vegas-style implosion," almost seven years after shutting it's doors.

In the past, the Trump Plaza was a bustling casino with 32 stories, being only the tenth of its kind built in Atlantic City and costing an estimated $210million in 1984.

However, as time passed Trump Plaza became the lowest-performing casino in the city and was over $500million in debt by the 1990s.

The former Trump Plaza casino has fallen into such disrepair that chucks of the building began peeling off and crashing to the ground.

The one-time jewel of former President Trump will be gone, clearing the way for a prime development opportunity on the middle of the Boardwalk.

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