Why Wrigley Field changes need to slow down

By Cheryl Kent

Whoa. Just hold on. Anyone who has been a Cubs fan for more than one season should know something about skepticism. It’s time to recall that training, friends. This proposal for Wrigley Field is neither a good deal nor a done one. The changes being proposed are indefinite, and there are no architectural plans offered yet.

Getting scant attention from either Tom Ricketts or Mayor Rahm Emanuel is the agency holding power over any changes to Wrigley Field.

Wrigley is a historic protected structure with its very own city ordinance saying what can and cannot be done to it. It got all that in 2004, five years before the Ricketts family bought the Cubs. That is to say Ricketts knew exactly what he was getting.

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