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The 55-story High Roller, the world's largest Ferris wheel, near the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Las Vegas’ record-breaking Ferris wheel in numbers

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Strip is getting the world’s largest Ferris wheel, dubbed the High Roller. Workers hoisted the final 60-foot piece of the 55-story outer wheel into place Tuesday. Here’s a […]


The world's tallest observation wheel, know as the High Roller is seen behind David Codiga, executive project director for The Linq, at The Linq construction site on Las Vegas Boulevard. The outer wheel of the 55-story High Roller ride is scheduled to be hoisted into place Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jeff Scheid, File)

Largest Ferris wheel nears completion in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The madcap carnival on the Las Vegas Strip is getting another over-the-top addition: the world’s largest Ferris wheel. The outer wheel of the 55-story High Roller ride is scheduled to be […]


NYC to round out skyline with tallest Ferris wheel

NEW YORK (AP) – The Big Apple is getting another “biggest”: the world’s tallest Ferris wheel, part of an ambitious plan to draw New Yorkers and tourists alike to the city’s so-called “forgotten borough.” The […]



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