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Glittery Timelapse Shows The Nighttime View From Navy Pier's Ferris Wheel

By Mae Rice in Arts & Entertainment on Jul 18, 2016 6:20PM

As you may have heard over and over again because every board and fiber of Navy Pier is screaming it, Navy Pier has a new Ferris wheel! It cost a casual $26.5 million, and it's bigger than our old one, with "temperature-controlled gondolas" instead of seats, and, as you can see in the time-lapse .gif above, incredible nighttime views. We're way too afraid of heights to ride Ferris wheels, and even we can appreciate that this is pretty. If you take in the Navy Pier fireworks next Fourth of July, we definitely vote you watch from the Ferris wheel (unless Ferris wheels terrify you).