North Korea hotel may open after 20 years

The 105-story, pyramid-shaped hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea, may be on the verge of opening for the first time after 20 years of on-and-off construction.

In this photo from Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, the 105-story, pyramid-shaped Ryugyong Hotel, still under construction, is seen in the distance from a street in Pyongyang, North Korea. After years of delay, construction has resumed on the hotel with some windowpanes installed on the facade. (AP Photo/Jean H. Lee)

In this photo from Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, the 105-story, pyramid-shaped Ryugyong Hotel, still under construction, is seen in the distance from a street in Pyongyang, North Korea. After years of delay, construction has resumed on the hotel with some windowpanes installed on the facade. (AP Photo/Jean H. Lee)

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