See the renderings for the new KC Wheel at Pennway Point

The highly-anticipated Pennway Point development will soon be underway in Kansas City. To kick things off, construction is starting on the 150-ft-tall Ferris wheel.

Pennway-Point Ferris Wheel KCtoday

Say hello to a new KC landmark.

Renderings via Pixel Foundry

Let’s go for a ride. The Pennway Point entertainment district is adding a new jewel to our city’s skyline.

KC Wheel, a 36-gondola + climate-controlled Ferris wheel, is officially set to start spinning this fall. Construction on the 150-ft-tall structure is underway, alongside other neighboring developments including a 16-hole mini-golf course and a snack bar called Wheel House.

The KC Wheel will showcase one of our favorite views: 360 degrees of downtown Kansas City’s skyline. It will also outfit LED lights that can produce millions of different color patterns and combinations. The attraction will operate 365 days a year, rain or shine.

The Pennway Point project is led by ICON Experiences, and is located northwest of Pennway Street and 25th Street between Interstate 35 and the IRS Processing Center. Other elements of the development are expected to open by spring of 2024.

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