A local group has proposed a $200 million project called Skywheel at Discovery Point that would include a 400-foot Ferris wheel and an adjacent cultural pavilion and museum on the downtown San Diego waterfront.

A local group has proposed a $200 million project called Skywheel at Discovery Point that would include a 400-foot Ferris wheel and an adjacent cultural pavilion and museum on the downtown San Diego waterfront. Photo by Discovery Point LLC

Three development groups each want to put a towering Ferris wheel on downtown San Diego’s waterfront, but the contentious history of projects in that neighborhood suggests the odds are stacked against any of the proposals coming to fruition anytime soon...

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