The Intel Building at 5th & San Antonio, long the blight of the Austin downtown skline, finally went away Sunday morning, sort of. The demolition wasn’t quite as complete as we onlookers had expected, although it apparently went exactly as planned, and it drew some disquieting comparisons to 9/11 from some in attendance. Of course, everyone there had their cameras at the ready. Here’s my footage, complete with excessive commentary:
Of course, it wouldn’t be a public event in Austin without 9/11 conspiracy nuts. Somebody (I didn’t get a picture) was waving a sign with something about Googling WTC7 on it. Sigh.
Cross-posted at The Albatross.