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Old January 12th, 2013, 10:59 PM   #40321
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Is the thing in the foreground the Staten Island ferris wheel they're building?
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Old January 12th, 2013, 11:06 PM   #40322
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Is the thing in the foreground the Staten Island ferris wheel they're building?
Nope, thats the Colgate Clock in Jersy city. i dont believe the stanten island ferris wheel is under construction yet. Also it would be MUCH MUCH higher!
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Old January 12th, 2013, 11:12 PM   #40323
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Old January 13th, 2013, 12:41 AM   #40324
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Also it would be MUCH MUCH higher!
Yeah Staten Island Ferris Wheel will be 625 feet (as per the pre-Sandy plans). Also it would be way further south...
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Old January 13th, 2013, 03:23 AM   #40325
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Wow, if you you squint a bit and imagine that Jersey Clock being over on Manhattan as an observation wheel it would give the 'London Eye' a run for it's money ! Huge !!!
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Old January 13th, 2013, 03:34 AM   #40326
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Wow, if you you squint a bit and imagine that Jersey Clock being over on Manhattan as an observation wheel it would give the 'London Eye' a run for it's money ! Huge !!!
The Staten island Ferris wheel will be 182 feet taller than the London eye, and will have a great view of 1 wtc.
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Old January 13th, 2013, 06:38 AM   #40327
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Old January 13th, 2013, 07:56 AM   #40328
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Just get on the Henry Hudson Pwky and go all the way down to Battery Park and take a right on Chambers and loop around to Warren St, the garage will be on your right, not sure if it is ICON or Central Parking, one of the two. Very easy, minimal traffic as long as you stay along the Hudson River you will be fine. Get out of the garage and look up and you'll know where you are
What exactly are you getting at?
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Old January 13th, 2013, 01:39 PM   #40329
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Old January 13th, 2013, 02:00 PM   #40330
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Old January 13th, 2013, 04:09 PM   #40331
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Old January 13th, 2013, 10:53 PM   #40332
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Naturally, EarthCam is down when I try to check on the cladding progress.
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Old January 13th, 2013, 11:09 PM   #40333
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Not the latest photo. Taken in April 2012
It's stunning anyway.
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Old January 14th, 2013, 12:22 AM   #40334
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Old January 14th, 2013, 01:04 AM   #40335
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I cannot wait to see this completed, it's been too long.
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Old January 14th, 2013, 02:20 AM   #40336
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Old January 14th, 2013, 02:53 AM   #40337
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Looks like a mountain of skyscrapers there
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That first shot is one of the main reasons I prefer a messy street system to a grid one. Looks absolutely domineering.
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Old January 14th, 2013, 05:35 AM   #40339
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Damn I love that ONE !
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Old January 14th, 2013, 05:53 PM   #40340
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Love the last rendering
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