The demolition of the Winters Hotel is Gastown has begun.
The outer walls are being brought down in the clip, with water being sprayed to mitigate the dust.
City staff deemed the building unsafe and that it had to be demolished, the sooner the better. Preparations began on April 20 and the demolition of the outer walls began Thursday, April 21.
More than 140 people living in Winters Hotel and a neighbouring SRO are without homes now, as are businesses that were located on the building's ground floor. No one was able to reenter the building after the fire.