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Old Posted Sep 30, 2008, 3:14 PM
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This was such a cool proposal. I did a drawing/gel transfer of the original Despradelle drawing for a class last semester. It was sweet.

What bugs me about why this was scrapped in 1983 is the legacy. I don't think it outdid Eiffel in anyway (which is what American engineers were trying to do) but Ferris' wheel didn't have any permenant structural legacy, something the Beacon would have had.
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