BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A new carousel will open at the Inner Harbor.

Mayor Stephanie-Rawlings Blake announced Thursday that it will be between the Maryland Science Center and Rash Field, the same site where another merry-go-round once stood for three decades.

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The city pulled the plug on that carousel when the former owner stopped paying rent.

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Charm City Carousel Entertainment, LLC will operate the new carousel, which will have 30 animals and two chariots.

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It is expected to open in the spring of 2013.