News / Utah / 

BYU's Dorm Towers Coming Down

BYU's Dorm Towers Coming Down



Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

**Photo courtesy of BYU**Randall Jeppesen reporting

The Deseret Towers at BYU started crashing to the ground today.

A wrecking ball wreaked havoc on the buildings. The sound of glass falling almost sounded like a windchime.

"So my room's got about 10 minutes before they tear it down, I think," Mathew Rolly said.

Rolly was among those who went to see the destruction and bid a found farewell to the former freshman dorm rooms and the fun that came with them.

"My roommate, when I went on Thanksgiving break, moved all of my stuff into another room," he said.

BYU is tearing down all the towers but still hasn't decided what to build in their place.

Most recent Utah stories

Related topics

Utah

SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast