Controversy Over Wrigley Field Renovations Heating Up

Paul Sullivan reports on the brewing controversy over the planned revisions of a renovation proposal for Wrigley Field that will pit the team against nearby rooftop owners.
May 27, 2014, 7am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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After originally proposing a "historic renovation" for Wrigley Field in April 2013, the Chicago Cubs will soon announce new details and renderings of the plan in the hopes of gaining approval from the City Council and Commission on Chicago Landmarks. In question are the terms of a contract between the team and the Rooftop Owners Association ten years ago. "In a statement from the Rootop Owners Association Thursday, spokesman Ryan McLaughlin said the Cubs' new hard-line stance will be 'resolved in a court of law,' reports Paul Sullivan.

According to Sullivan, "new outfield signage proposed by the Cubs will not only block views but damage and perhaps ruin some businesses." The article also details some of the proposed changes inside the stadium, with Sullivan voicing skepticism about the team's intentions. 

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Published on Thursday, May 22, 2014 in Chicago Tribune
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