The planned $500 million Wrigley Field renovation will soon be a reality following city council approval on Wednesday.
The Commission on Chicago Landmarks approved several aspects of the Wrigley Field renovation plan, but put off a decision on the sizes of a video screen and outfield advertising board.
Alderman Tom Tunney is demanding several changes to the $500 million Wrigley Field renovation, according to a report in Crain’s Chicago Business.
As the Cubs defeated the arch-rival Cardinals several blocks away, neighborhood residents and a Cubs vice president again discussed details of the Wrigley Field renovation plan, and possible competition to move the team.
After the Cubs and the City of Chicago announced a deal to renovate Wrigley Field, eyes quickly turned to see the reaction of the Wrigleyville Rooftops Association, which did not have a voice in the negotiations and has a 20-year contract with the team that could be affected by the renovation.
The Cubs released a six-page document detailing the renovation, which includes both upgrades to the ballpark and the surrounding community.
One of the key players in talks to renovate Wrigley Field is speaking out.
There’s a new wrinkle in the Cubs’ attempt to find new revenue at Wrigley, and it could change the look of the friendly confines forever, reports WBBM’s George Offman.
The billionaire family that owns the Cubs sweetened the pot Wednesday in an apparent attempt to prod Mayor Rahm Emanuel into siding with the team in the dispute over Wrigley Field signage that’s holding up a $300 million plan to renovate the historic ballpark.
The Chicago Cubs bid for more night games at Wrigley Field is apparently on hold while talks about the renovation of the Friendly Confines go on, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore from City Hall.