DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – A proposed 20-story Ferris wheel for downtown Dallas could be grounded.
The 174-foot wheel has been proposed for Founders Plaza, near the JFK memorial and the Old Red Courthouse on the west side of downtown.READ MORE: Bodies Of 2 Brothers, 1 From Texas Pulled From Ohio River
But the proposed site currently has a memorial for fallen sheriff’s deputies.READ MORE: Beto O'Rourke And AFL-CIO Hold Voting Rights Rally At Texas State Capitol
A leader with the Honor 19 Memorial said the tourist attraction would be disrespectful.
County leaders claim the wheel is an educational attraction.MORE NEWS: Gardening 101: Growing Tomatoes
Dallas County Commissioners vote on the proposal next week.