University of Alabama's Rose Towers are imploded to make way for new dorms
POSTED: Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 5:00pm
UPDATED: Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 5:04pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — The University of Alabama's Rose Towers were imploded Wednesday.
Hundreds of onlookers watched as the 13 story buildings came down.
Officials say the structure was destroyed to make room for a new and improved residence hall.
Rose Towers was considered a landmark at the University of Alabama, housing students for 43 years.