Gallery: World’s Largest Ferris Wheel Coming to Staten Island – and It ...

Mayor Bloomberg's office sent us news this week that the city has plans to bring the world’s tallest ferris wheel to the shores of Staten Island. The mayor is hoping to re-enliven the borough’s North Shore with a 625-foot-tall ferris wheel, 100 designer outlet shops and a 200 room hotel. This exciting urban renewal project will not only bring jobs to the area, but also incorporate the use of green materials and low- and no-carbon energy technologies. We're hoping that when it's complete it will be as green as Coney Island’s infamous Wonder Wheel.

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