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NPS: New outfield signage may alter historic nature of Wrigley Field

The addition of five outfield signs to Wrigley Field may alter the ballpark’s historic nature, thus making renovations by the Chicago Cubs ineligible for $75 million in federal tax credits, warns the National Park Service. The NPS and the IRS administer the historic-preservation tax credit program, which seeks to reward property owners to maintain historic […]

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Indians unveil Progressive Field renovation plans

The Cleveland Indians unveiled plans for privately funded improvements to Progressive Field that will focus on more group areas and family spaces within the 20-year-old ballpark. The improvements, undertaken with concessionaire Delaware North, will be mostly completed at the beginning of the 2015 season, though some work is expected to extend into the regular season. […]

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Wrigley Field upgrades approved by Chicago Commission on Landmarks

At the end of the day, the vote wasn’t close, as the Chicago Commission on Landmarks unanimously approved the new Wrigley Field renovation plan despite objections from neighbors and rooftop-bleacher owners. The newest $575-million plan Wrigley Field renovation plan calls for new exterior signage and a realignment of the triangle area at Clark and Addison; […]

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