The first modern Ferris Wheel was designed and constructed by George Washington Ferris as a landmark for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The term Ferris wheel later came to be used generically for all such structures. As of 2012, the Singapore Flyer at 541 feet high is the worlds tallest wheel These amazingly detailed DIY models start as 4" square steel sheets and finish as amazing 3D models. Use easy to follow instructions to pop out the pieces, bend the tabs, and connect them at the attachment points. Build your collection today!