Commission de conservation des monuments de la ville de New York,, Page utilisant une adresse fournie par Wikidata, Article contenant un appel à traduction en anglais, Portail:Architecture et urbanisme/Articles liés, licence Creative Commons attribution, partage dans les mêmes conditions, comment citer les auteurs et mentionner la licence. We wish everyone a safe fall and winter season. [20], The New York Times called the Wonder Wheel "the jewel of the showy, boomtown Coney Island that rose along the newly widened beach in the Roaring Twenties". Please fill out the free anonymous survey at the link below. Malgré le déclin économique de Coney Island, la Wonder Wheel a fonctionné chaque été depuis son ouverture. La Wonder Wheel est une grande roue métallique de 46 mètres de haut située au Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park (en) à Coney Island dans l'arrondissement de Brooklyn, à New York [1]. According to The New York Times, the only maintenance instructions given to the Vourderis family were the words "Good Luck" scribbled on a cardboard cigarette box. Ward provided the land for the Wonder Wheel's construction. La roue est située sur un terrain délimité par West 12th Street à l'Ouest, Bowery Street au Nord, Luna Park à l'Est et la promenade Riegelmann (en) au Sud. De plus, la Wonder Wheel a été le théâtre de nombreux mariages et fiançailles tout au long de son histoire[8],[9]. [28] In addition, the Wonder Wheel has been the setting for many engagements and weddings throughout its history. [6] There are separate queues for the stationary and moving cars. In 2015, a Newsday article estimated that 200,000 people ride the Wonder Wheel every year. [7] The tradition of winter maintenance continued with the Wonder Wheel's subsequent owners. Ask to ride one of the moving cars. [6], Due to its prominence on Coney Island, the Wonder Wheel has been depicted in numerous movies and TV shows, such as the film The Warriors and the TV series Mr. Thank you to everyone for all the warm wishes, support, and questions about celebrating the 100th season of Deno's Wonder Wheel. À l'origine, la Wonder Wheel était située sur deux gros blocs de béton au-dessus d'un bassin aquatique. En 2015, un article de Newsday estimait que 200 000 personnes montaient sur la Wonder Wheel chaque année[3] ; on estimait en 2018 que plus de 35 millions de trajets ont été effectués sur la roue depuis son ouverture[4]. Pixar Pal-A-Round, a 150-foot-tall (46 m) eccentric Ferris wheel at Disney California Adventure,[6] opened in 2001 and was initially known as Sun Wheel and Mickey's Fun Wheel. As with other eccentric Ferris wheels, some of the Wonder Wheel's passenger cabins are not fixed directly to the rim of the wheel, but instead slide along winding sets of rails between the hub and the rim. [3][4] Several variations of the Ferris wheel would be erected in the neighborhood in the 1900s and 1910s. La roue est située sur un terrain délimité par West 12th Street à l'Ouest, Bowery Street au Nord, Luna Park à l'Est et la promenade Riegelmann (en) au Sud. Your opinions and feelings expressed at the survey link will help prepare Coney Island for a safe and wonderful summer season. Deno's Sweet Shoppe, Famiglia Pizzeria, and souvenir stands are now closed for the 2020 season. 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[18], The Wonder Wheel is located at 3059 West 12th Street, just north of the Riegelmann Boardwalk. modifier - modifier le code - modifier Wikidata. [5], For other quiescent (incomplete, delayed, stalled, cancelled, failed, or abandoned) proposals, see: Ferris wheel#Quiescent proposals, Ferris wheel in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, List of New York City Designated Landmarks in Brooklyn, "What Saved Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park? La roue elle-même mesure 46 mètres de hauteur et est alimentée par un moteur de 400 chevaux[2] : elle dispose de 24 voitures particulières entièrement fermées, chacune pouvant transporter six personnes, pour une capacité totale de 144 passagers. All activities, rides, events and parties will take place when … [7], The ride's first owner-operator, Herman Garms, overhauled and painted the ride each year, to protect it from the harsh weather associated with New York winters. [20][27] At least one film is named after the attraction: the 2017 film Wonder Wheel, set on Coney Island in the 1950s. Sixteen of the cars slide inward on snaking tracks, falling outward as the wheel rotates. Deno's looks forward to seeing everyone in 2021 at Deno's Wonder Wheel Park on the Boardwalk in Coney Island for the long awaited celebration of the 100th season. There are sixteen spokes extending from the hub, each connected at their outer ends by a hexadecagonal frame and braced by green beams, each connected through rivets and gusset plates. "[25] The same year, a writer for the Central New Jersey Home News praised the views from the Wonder Wheel, saying that "a trip would not be complete without a spin on the Cyclone, a trip to the top of Deno's Wonder Wheel or a corn dog at Nathan's. [26] There was also a replica in Yokohama Dreamland, Japan. The Wonder Wheel was unusual in that only one-third of its 24 cars were stationary, while the other two-thirds rolled on tracks within the wheel itself. [10] Furthermore, it had not had any significant incidents in its history, making it a relatively well-off ride when other Coney Island attractions were closing. selon les recommandations des projets correspondants. Ferris' giant wheel, and it was built for Herman J. Garms Sr. between 1918 and 1920 by the Eccentric Ferris Wheel Company. La Wonder Wheel a inspiré au moins deux répliques : Pixar Pal-A-Round, une grande roue de 46 mètres à Disney California Adventure[4], ouverte en 2001 et initialement connue sous les noms de Sun Wheel et Mickey's Fun Wheel[5] . All activities, rides, events and parties will take place when permission is provided for re-opening. [2][20] The wheel was also designed with an emergency hand crank in case of power losses. [1]:4 Coney Island landowner William J. Deno's Wonder Wheel was built in 1920 by the Eccentric Ferris Wheel Company. Les huit voitures restantes sont fixées à la jante, offrant une expérience de grande roue traditionnelle aux passagers[4]. Wonder Wheel ( 2017) Wonder Wheel. En 1983, le fils de Herman Garms, Fred, l'a vendue à la famille Vourderis, qui continue de l'exploiter en 2020. As the Wonder Wheel rotates, the majority of the cars actually move back and forth slowly along tracks between a larger outer wheel and a smaller inner wheel. Color your favorite page and share a photo of yourself holding it on Facebook, IG or twitter with the hashtags #HappyBirthdayWonderWheel. The former owner-operator of the ride, Fred Garms, told the New York Daily News in 1981 that "I put my money into maintenance. At the time of the Wonder Wheel's construction, Coney Island was one of the largest amusement areas in the United States. YellowKorner vous propose une Photographie de FRANCK BOHBOT STUDIO intitulée Wonder Wheel By Night Coney Island NY. Vourderis stated that part of the wheel's allure had come from when he had proposed to his future wife Lula atop the wheel 36 years prior to the purchase: he had promised to give the wheel to his wife as a future gift. We want to hear your thoughts! [5] The Vourderis family restored the Wonder Wheel and made it the central attraction of Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park. The Wonder Wheel is a 150-foot-tall (46 m) eccentric Ferris wheel located at Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park in Coney Island in New York City. Despite the subsequent economic decline of Coney Island, the Wonder Wheel continued to operate each summer through the 20th century. The only time the wheel stopped while not under the control of the operator was during the New York City blackout on July 13, 1977. PG-13 | 1h 41min | Drama | 15 December 2017 (USA) 1:30 | Trailer. [20], The Wonder Wheel has had a strong safety record. [7] To help with the Wonder Wheel's upkeep, the Garms family lived under the Wonder Wheel during the summers. [1]:4 The first Ferris wheel in Coney Island was built for nearby Steeplechase Park in 1894 and was erroneously billed as "the world's largest". La Commission de conservation des monuments de la ville de New York a désigné la Wonder Wheel comme point de repère officiel de la ville de New York en 1989[2]. According to a Science and Invention article, the Wonder Wheel provided a "real thrill like you have probably never had before—at least not at this great height. At West 12th Street is a neon sign weighing 700 pounds (320 kg), overhangs the sidewalk by 7.5 feet (2.3 m), and is raised 10 feet (3.0 m) above the sidewalk; the sign contains letters spelling "wonder wheel" and arrows pointing to the actual wheel. [13] Upon Deno's death in the mid-1990s, control of the wheel and the amusement park passed to Dennis Vourderis. Garms, who had no formal financial experience, sold stock to family, other Coney Island business holders, and steelworkers. Yet another Wonder Wheel sign with arrows is located on a southern approach to the wheel. Il y avait aussi une réplique à Yokohama Dreamland, au Japon. [1]:5, The wheel itself is 150 feet (46 m) tall, weighs 200 short tons (180 long tons) and is powered by a 40 horsepower (30 kW) motor. However, since Wonder Wheel has its own electricity, the owners cranked the wheel around to evacuate the passengers. "[6] The wheel was later known as the "Eccentric Ferris Wheel" before being renamed the Wonder Wheel by 1940. Built in 1920 as one of several Ferris wheels on Coney Island, the Wonder Wheel was designed by Charles Hermann and operated by Herman J. Garms Sr. for six decades. Off-duty security officers were also hired to avoid conflicts with the mafia. The Wonder Wheel is a 150-foot-tall (46 m) eccentric Ferris wheel located at Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park in Coney Island in New York City.

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