1515 Tower

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The Flagler Drive Skyline with 1515 Tower

1515 Tower (Originally The Arkona) was a former residential high-rise in West Palm Beach, Florida. Completed in 1974, it was the second tallest building in West Palm Beach with 30 stories and rising 98 metres (322 ft).[1] 1515 Tower was heavily damaged during Hurricane Frances and Hurricane Jeanne in 2004 and was subsequently vacated. The facade was heavily damaged as a result of the storms, and on August 1, 2006, the city issued a demolition order.[2] The building was demolished by use of explosives, colloquially called implosion, on Sunday, February 14, 2010.[3][4][5] 1515 Tower was the third tallest building in the United States to be imploded.[6]