Crews make ready for Governor’s Island implosion.
New York City officials plan to blow up a vacant building on Governors Island to make way for a new park.
City officials say the implosion at 7:36 a.m. Sunday may be visible in parts of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island and New Jersey.
The 11-story brick apartment building formerly housed Coast Guard families. The Trust for Governors Island says the building has been vacant since 1996 and does not meet current building codes.
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