Crains Chicago Business writer Danny Ecker updates Kap and Carm about the progress on the planned renovations for Wrigley Field, including the proposed bridge over Clark Street, the likelihood of an approval, and other issues associated with changing the stadium.
Much of the exterior surrounding Wrigley Field’s landmark marquee would be restored to how it appeared in the 1930s, including restoring windows, terra cotta and wrought-iron fencing to the stadium’s facade. There also would be an expanded terrace off the stadium’s upper deck above the marquee. (Chicago Cubs)
Revered ballpark has undergone many changes since 1914 under 4 ownerships, but mostly it has retained ambience of constancy Four landlords have owned Wrigley Field over the last century, beginning with Charles Weeghman, who opened the park 100 years ago Wednesday. […]
History of ballpark's architecture offers insight to why it's so adoredWhy, in this city of great buildings, does the unpretentious piece of architecture at Clark and Addison exert such a powerful hold on us? […]
Jason Hammel's pitching over 7 innings and Mike Olt's 3-run homer in 5th lift Cubs to 9-2 victory over DiamondbacksThe only memento that will be missing from Wednesday's celebration is a World Series banner from the past 100 seasons at Wrigley Field. […]