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Raleigh’s Carousel Task Force report (June 2004) states: “At both Pullen and Chavis parks, the actual structure is undersized and provides less than optimal viewing and protection of the carousel animals, mechanics and band organs. Neither structure has a solid floor or any method of controlling temperature or humidity. The wire-covered windows are an unpleasant barrier that instills a sense of separation between carousel riders and those viewing the ride. The windows are not tall enough to view the various “rounding boards,” shields, and painted panels of animals and landscape scenes that are an important part of the carousel experience.”