World's Largest Ferris Wheel Coming to Staten Island

Design News 09.28.12

Look out, London and sit down, Singapore, the world's largest ferris wheel will be right here in the US. On Staten Island, to be exact. Planned for completion in 2015, Mayor Bloomberg announced yesterday that the 625 foot tall New York attraction will begin construction on a site close to the ferry terminal in early 2014.

In other news, catch a flick about California architecture and eagerly await the return of the Kissing Room at Grand Central. See the headlines after the jump.

The World's Tallest Ferris Wheel Is Coming To Staten Island! | Gothamist
'Coast Modern' film celebrates West Coast Modernist Architecture | Wallpaper
Grand Central's Kissing Room Is Returning To Its Former Glory | Gothamist

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