Astrotower reduced to less than 5-foot stump following demolition

The Astrotower is no longer towering over Coney Island. The iconic ride, decommissioned in 2010, has been knocked down to less than 5 feet after

The iconic ride, decommissioned in 2010, has been

The iconic ride, decommissioned in 2010, has been knocked down to less than 5 feet after reports that it was swaying in the wind last week. (July 8, 2013 6:49 PM)

The Astrotower is no longer towering over Coney Island. The iconic ride, decommissioned in 2010, has been knocked down to less than 5 feet after reports that it was swaying in the wind last week. Two of the amusement parks were temporarily closed as demolition began on the once 275-foot tower Wednesday. The parks were opened for business for Fourth of July weekend. Those who came to take pictures...

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