The Big Wheel must come down!

Mayor Anne Hidalgo has decreed that the big wheel at Place de la Concorde must come down. I don't find it at all offensive, but she feels it cheapens this historical area of Paris. Anyway, like it or lump it, it's coming down. The owner, Marcel Campion, fought against this decree, but lost. As I passed yesterday, it was half way dismantled and I caught a few images of it coming down. I rather liked this view of the ongoing work with the Luxor Obelisk in the background.
Really cool photo. Shame it’s being dismantled, saw it a couple of years ago, and didn’t find it offensive at all
posted May 23rd, 2018  
wow, great historic shot. fav
posted May 23rd, 2018  
How odd......quite the tourist attraction I would think......brings in the cash.......bit shortsighted I feel!
posted May 23rd, 2018  
excellent shot
posted May 23rd, 2018  
Excellent composition!
posted May 23rd, 2018  
Fantastic framing and clarity, would love to have seen the wheel prior to it's
coming down.
posted May 23rd, 2018  
Nice capture of an historical happening. Bye bye big wheel.
posted May 23rd, 2018  
Great lines
posted May 23rd, 2018  
Wonderful shot.
posted May 23rd, 2018  
Cool photo! Seems a shame that the Big Wheel is coming down. Seeing the worker sitting there on the steelwork of the ferris wheel, this photo reminds me a bit of the iconic photo 'Lunch Atop a Skyscraper' taken during the construction of the Rockefeller Center in NYC. :-)
posted May 23rd, 2018  
it was fun while it lasted? I don't even remember seeing it when I was there last year! haha. Great shot, btw.
posted May 23rd, 2018  
Nicely composed picture Issi.
posted May 23rd, 2018  
Nice lines composition and capture
posted May 23rd, 2018  
Wonderful
posted May 23rd, 2018  
Brave people who work on these tall pieces! Great candid.
posted May 23rd, 2018  
Wow cool shot!
posted May 23rd, 2018  
Nice capture.
posted May 24th, 2018  
Love this composition!! It's a shame to have to take it down, but what a great photo op!
posted May 24th, 2018  
Fascinating contrast
posted May 24th, 2018  
Really well composed - you got the whole story in here.
posted May 24th, 2018  
fabulous capture and composition ~ fav
posted May 24th, 2018  
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