Levee Ferris wheel plans move forward


Last year, in our annual roundup of Newport progress and developments, we shared the news that Northern Kentucky’s shoreline could soon boast an eye-catching observation wheel, similar to those that grace cities like Seattle and Chicago.
 
This week it was announced that those plans are still underway and currently awaiting feasibility confirmation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
 
“They’ve been given construction plans and we’re waiting for an OK,” said Levee General Manager Harold Dull.
 
Levee officials recently began working with Jones Lang LaSalle to optimize its retail offerings and recruit tenants.
 
“There’s a lot of good things happening, said Tim Murray, a vice president of the firm. “There’s some announcements that could be made soon.”

 
Read the full Cincinnati Enquirer story here.
 
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