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Grand Casino Biloxi

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Identification

Grand Casino Biloxi
Biloxi Island View Hotel
126522

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Structure in General

high-rise building
demolished [destroyed]
modernism

Usages

hotel

Facts

  • Saw its official grand opening on April 15, 1995.
  • Grand Casino Biloxi featured an elevated entry drive that delivered patrons to a second level porte-cochere that opened into the main entry lobby.
  • At just over 11 years, this had the shortest life span of any high-rise in both the state of Mississippi and the Southeastern United States.
  • Damaged by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, this was imploded on Sunday, May 21, 2006 at 6:45 am.
  • Its implosion required 400 pounds of explosives to complete.

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Location

265 Beach Boulevard
265 Beach Boulevard
39530
Biloxi
Mississippi
U.S.A.

Technical Data

143.47 ft
12
1995
2006
$27,000,000

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