Wrigley Field renovation
If you were planning to take in a Cubs game in the warm April sun via the bleachers, you are out of luck.
There’s a cold-blooded plan in place.
Ground has officially been broken on the massive renovation of 100-year-old Wrigley Field.
Construction crews will be taking over Wrigley Field by the end of the week.
As many as seven advertising signs may go up, but they’ll be erected on a per-sale basis.
Mayor Emanuel is urging the Chicago Cubs organization and rooftop club owners to try to come so some kind of meeting of the minds on Wrigley Field just days before the Landmarks Commission is set to consider plans to renovate the stadium, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Many residents of the neighborhood surrounding Wrigley Field don’t like the Cubs’ plan to put a massive video screen in left field and a new advertising board in right field.
The couch versus the stadium; that’s the challenge facing many sports teams when trying to get more fans in the seats.
Rahm Emanuel says parts of the new proposal were a surprise and need more time to be looked at.
With spring training less than a month away, it’s time to begin reviewing the 2014 Cubs. I’ll begin with the most important piece of any team: the revenue side.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) said the Cubs need to get started on their project to renovate Wrigley Field, now that the City Council has approved several items on the owners’ wish list for the project.
Mayor Emanuel says there’s one thing the Ricketts Family and Wrigley Rooftop Clubs seem to agree on, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman.
A compromise on some of the details behind the $500 million Wrigley Field renovation plan should clear the way for final City Council approval on Wednesday.
Across the street from the storied ballpark and just behind the McDonald’s on Clark, neighbors on a lovely block are worried.