|Ben Milam Hotel|
(Scroll down for video) A large explosion rocked a hotel causing it to collapse, according to video uploaded to the Internet.
The 10-story former hotel in downtown Houston, Texas, has been demolished by a controlled explosion to make way for a new apartment complex.
A crowd was present on Sunday, to watch the implosion of what had been the Ben Milam Hotel. The structure was built in the 1920s.
City officials last month, granted a permit to demolish the building and clear the way for the new
The developers plan to build an apartment complex with about 400 units.