It would cost much more than originally planned... REALLY? Gee, when has THAT ever happened before?!
Seriously, this would have been terrific for ALL of NYC - like the London Eye, which still has an hour-long wait years after it opened - and THIS would have had a free ferry ride past the Statue Of Liberty to boot!
1) "Wheel In The Sky" - Journey
2) "New York City" - John Lennon ("On the Staten Island ferry")
3) "Already Gone" - the Eagles