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VIDEO: Elevator shaft remains standing after Vegas hotel demolition

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Posted at 11:54 AM, Feb 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-11 11:54:06-05

Las Vegas, NV—All things come down, but do they? Apparently elevator shafts don’t.

Early morning February 10, crews began the demolition of the Clarion Hotel & Casino—property formerly owned by actress Debbie Reynolds—in Las Vegas with over two tons of explosives that were detonated.

But despite all of their hard work and ammunition, the 12-story elevator shaft remained standing.

The six-acre property was bought by developer Lorenzo Doumani who plans on turning it into a mixed-use resort.

McKinley Strother, WTKR Intern