Wrigley Field renovation deal reached

After weeks of intense negotiations, the Chicago Cubs, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and 44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney have finalized an agreement that will spur the team to begin its five-year, $500 million plan to renovate Wrigley Field and develop property around the stadium.

Keeping in mind that this is just a framework for new community initiatives, relaxed game-day restrictions and new allowances for the Cubs that will have to go through the usual process of city and community approval.

The deal includes:

BALLPARK SIGNAGE

NIGHT GAMES AND GAME TIMES

BEER SALES

SHEFFIELD AND WAVELAND AVENUES

‘TRIANGLE PROPERTY’ DEVELOPMENT

SHERATON HOTEL ACROSS THE STREET

PARKING

TRAFFIC

CONCERTS AND EVENTS

OTHER DEVELOPMENTS The Cubs will be allowed to build a two-story Captain Morgan Club on Addison Street, with a merchandise store and first-floor space for the visiting team clubhouse. The current Captain Morgan Club, one the southeast corner of the ballpark, is a small, one-story pavilion.

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