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Emanuel Wants Agreement Between Cubs, Rooftop Owners Before Landmarks Meeting

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.

07/08/2014

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Harris: Wrigley ‘Restoration’ Is Happening, Unless…

Tom Ricketts stood in front of a crowded banquet hall Wednesday with the City Club of Chicago in attendance and gave a play-by-play of plans to “restore” Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2013

Fans peer into Wrigley Field from a rooftop across the street. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Compromise Is The Best View For Cubs, Rooftop Owners

When you really boil it down, the rooftops’ business model is no different than someone setting up lawn chairs behind a drive-in movie theater’s back fence and then inviting people to come over to eat, drink and watch the theater’s films.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2013