St. Petersburg's old Pier was demolished a year ago, and construction on the new one won't start until 2017. Now that people can actually see what life is like without a Pier, does it make you wonder how badly we need one at all? Or if we do, how much we should spend to get it right? Tap here for our special report. Read some views, look at some gorgeous photos and make your own view known.
Does St. Pete still need a Pier?
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