Ferris wheel http://kplu.org en Ferris wheel to spin on Seattle waterfront http://kplu.org/post/ferris-wheel-spin-seattle-waterfront <p>Construction began Tuesday on a Ferris wheel that will sit on the end of a pier on the Seattle waterfront.</p><div><p>It will stand 175 high and have 42 gondolas, which will have heating and air conditioning. The wheel will extend 40 feet from the end of Pier 57, so riders on that side will be suspended over Elliott Bay.</p><p>Developer <a href="http://is.gd/n1JuNv">Hal Griffith told KING-TV</a> the Ferris wheel should be spinning this June.</p></div> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 16:58:06 +0000 The Associated Press 4646 at http://kplu.org