Ferris Wheel Plan Offers Hope for District in Decline Lights Going Out in West Berlin

Almost 17 years after the fall of the Wall, residents of Berlin's neglected West wouldn't mind it going back up again. The city's heart has shifted back to its old home in the east, revived and bustling after massive reconstruction. For Westerners, the loss of their main train station in May is the last straw. Some are pinning their hopes for a revival on plans to erect a giant ferris wheel.