Pallas Hotel http://wwno.org en As planned, hotel imploded in New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/planned-hotel-imploded-new-orleans <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A 17-story hotel was imploded on Sunday after months of delay.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The old Pallas Hotel on Canal Street was blown up at 8 a.m. with 400 tons of explosives, creating a huge plume of smoke. State officials say the demolition went smoothly but inspections continue.</p> Sun, 22 Jul 2012 18:00:36 +0000 The Associated Press 16290 at http://wwno.org Hotel Implosion Set for July http://wwno.org/post/hotel-implosion-set-july <p>NEW ORLEANS (AP) &mdash; After months of delays, the planned demolition of the Pallas Hotel on Canal Street in New Orleans has been set. State contractors are scheduled July 22 to implode the vacant hotel.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 14:34:13 +0000 The Associated Press 13196 at http://wwno.org