Former Howard Johnson Demolished, Makes Way For High-Rise
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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — Crews demolished the former beachfront Howard Johnson hotel in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday morning.
The demolition took place at 700 North Atlantic Boulevard just after 8:00 a.m. Construction crews were on-site for the tear down along with developers.
This makes way for a residential luxury high-rise condominium called Paramount Fort Lauderdale Beach, making it the first tower in the surrounding area to not include a hotel component.
The Paramount Fort Lauderdale Beach will be an 18-story, condominium tower with 95 residences being sold for a starting price of $1 million.