Tunney opposes Sheffield deck, continuing dispute over Wrigley Field

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) on Wednesday ruled out resolving the dispute between the Cubs and rooftop club owners standing in the way of renovating Wrigley Field by allowing a deck that would hover over and darken Sheffield Avenue.

Tunney said he opposes the nearly block-long Sheffield deck for the same reason he nixed a proposed pedestrian bridge over Clark Street.

“I’ve been opposed to liquor over a public street.… I have not been supportive of decks over any street — Patterson, Clark and/or Sheffield,” said Tunney, whose ward includes Wrigley Field.

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