World’s tallest Ferris wheel set to roll into N.Y.
The vista of all vistas.
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A 625-foot-tall Ferris wheel, the New York Wheel, is set to debut on Staten Island in 2015, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced today.
When construction ends, the New York Wheel should stand as the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, outpacing the current champ, the Singapore Flyer, by 84 feet. The iconic London Eye and upcoming Las Vegas “High Roller” Wheel also stand far below New York’s mega wheel in height.
The Wheel will make its home next to the Richmond County Ballpark in the St. George coastal area of Staten Island. The area offers…
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