Photo: NYC Department of Buildings

A new hotel going up near Times Square is proposing putting one of those vertical-drop rides on the top of the building.

In the request, Extell suggests that vertical-drop rides will pull in tourists as well as “a few jaded New Yorkers,” and pitches it as the next level for hoteliers who “must think flexibly in order to survive.”

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Fun or Folly? Would you ride it?