Oops: They were intending just to do some startup damage, but the wreckers ended up taking out an entire
corner of the building when they knocked loose key structural members. Unsupported, the top floor collapsed, pancaking
down onto the floors below it, an uncontrolled chain reaction that sent an entire bay of the building crashing into the basement.
Fortunately no one was injured. The Board of Education building across the street suffered a single cracked window and
a heavy splattering of dirt and dust.
The Century Building
1892 - 2004
St. Louis, Missouri