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a vertical rotating mechanism consisting of a large wheel with suspended seats that remain upright as the wheel rotates

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para]]Home to the First-Ever Ferris Wheel at 1893 World's Fair, New State-of-the-Art 196-Foot Wheel Will be Privately Financed as Part of "Elevate Chicago" Redevelopment[[/para]]
CHICAGO, June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Navy Pier announced today that a new Ferris wheel has been purchased and will debut at Navy Pier in time for its 2016 Centennial.
He said the project also includes a Ferris Wheel to be installed at Lake View Park.
As per CDA plan, the Ferris Wheel would be around 70 meter high.
Spread over 10,000 hectares, Al Qasba boasts a range of state-of-the-art facilities and tourist attractions, including restaurants, cafes, the 250 seat Al Qasba Theatre -- which hosts various Arabic and international films and plays -- Multaqa Al Qasba-Conference and Meeting Halls, Al Qasba Business Centre, Kids Fun Zone, Musical Fountain, Etisalat-Eye of the Emirates Ferris Wheel and Maraya Art Centre.
Travel Business Review-February 14, 2013--London Eye inspiration for world's largest Ferris Wheel in Dubai(C)2013] ENPublishing - http://www.
As part of the Bluewaters Island development project in Dubai, which received the go-ahead yesterday, there will be a 210-metre (688 foot) high Ferris wheel, the biggest in the world, dubbed the Dubai Eye.
There has always been a fascination with ferris wheels since the first ones appeared in the US.
Soaring up above Centenary Square, Birmingham's ferris wheel has captured the public's imagination.
In 1893, 28 million visitors wandered through its classically inspired buildings, sampling oranges at the California exhibit and iced cocoa at the Java Village, riding the first Ferris Wheel (which took 40-person cars 264 feet in the air), marveling at the moving pictures of Thomas Edison's new kinetoscope.
Gerry (pronounced with a hard G like Gary) insisted Wednesday that he wanted no Ferris wheels or any other disruptive ``honky-tonk.
One of the largest indoor Ferris wheels in the world, Skyscraper will transport passengers to the absolute pinnacle of the park.
Some started the day with a spin on one of three Ferris wheels.
Ferris invented the Ferris wheel for the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago.