The Trump Plaza is the last of three Atlantic City casinos formerly owned by President Donald Trump, and will soon be demolished, Atlantic City Mayor Marty Smalls said. Last week, Marty Small, the mayor of Atlantic City announced Trump Plaza’s implosion date. He hoped to raise $1 million for the Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City. The demolition work on the structure began last year, and the rest of the complex was initially scheduled to be detonated next week. Trump Plaza in Atlantic City is Being Demolished, Tower Will Be Imploded Next Year Demolition work was seen underway Wednesday at the Atlantic City casino, which Donald Trump opened in 1984. Trump's ties with the hotel date back to about a decade ago, when he cut ties in 2009. The detonation itself is expected sometime in February 2021. The main tower of the once glitzy casino resort will be imploded on January 29, 2021, Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small announced Wednesday. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS/AP) — Atlantic City has set a new date for the implosion of the former Trump Plaza hotel and casino. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry) A date for the demolition of the former Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City has finally been set after years of uncertainty over the fate of the shuttered property. The auction to detonate Trump Plaza concludes on Jan. 19, and to date, the auction has raised approximately $175,000 US across 15 bids. According to Jersey Digs, “the mayor’s … Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small originally tried to auction off a chance for someone to push the button to implode the long-shuttered casino. Current owner Carl Icahn is blowing up the complex to prevent falling debris. In recent years, Icahn has requested the use of more than $5 million in redevelopment tax payments that Trump Plaza made while it was operating to help offset the cost of demolition. But owner Carl Icahn put an end to that, citing safety concerns. The exterior of the former Trump Plaza casino is shown, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Atlantic City, N.J. Atlantic City officials held a news conference calling for the immediate demolition of the building, parts of which have crumbled and fallen onto a sidewalk. Atlantic City officials have set a new date to blow up the defunct and crumbling Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, which for years featured the … Trump Plaza has a new demolition date — and a new fundraiser. The Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino will be imploded at 9 a.m. on Feb. 17, Atlantic City officials announced.