The City of New York is about to begin construction on a huge Ferris Wheel that will be the worlds tallest.  Plans were recently announced to build a 630 foot tall wheel that will give 1400 people some of the best views of the area.  The wheel is set to open in 2016 and is expected to draw four million visitors to the attraction on Staten Island. The wheel is inspired by the London Eye wheel built 13 years ago and one in Singapore.

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