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Rooftop Owners Sue Over Wrigley Improvements

Chicago Cubs LogoOwners of the rooftop clubs near Wrigley Field sued the city Thursday, seeking to block a city-backed plan that will allow the Cubs to expand the aging ballpark.  Read more here

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Cubs Positioning Self Against Rooftop Owners

Chicago Cubs LogoThe Chicago Cubs released a revised plan for Wrigley Field’s renovation Tuesday that calls for new signs, including some that would block the view from nearby rooftop venues, and warn that the team’s management would consider moving to another site if they are not allowed to control their ballpark.  Read more hereWatch video from Cubs chairman Tom RickettsGo to WrigleyField.com.

Wrigley Field renovation rendering, Chicago Cubs Facebook page

Wrigley Field renovation rendering, Chicago Cubs Facebook page

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Signage Test Run at Wrigley Field Fails with Rooftop Owners

Chicago Cubs LogoThe Chicago Cubs on Wednesday briefly raised a mock-up of a 650-square-foot script sign at Wrigley Field as a test run to allay fears of nearby rooftop club owners who don’t want to see their lucrative views of the playing surface blocked by signage.  The rooftop owners were not satisfied.  Read more hereView photos here.

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Cubs vs. Rooftop Owners

Chicago Cubs LogoDon Babwin from the Associated Press takes a detailed look at the emergent battle between the Chicago Cubs and rooftop owners outside Wrigley Field over the team’s proposed improvements/ signage that could negatively impact views.  Read more here.

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