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Postby TBS Playoffs Insider » Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:17 pm

the fourth pole is for ronnie woo-woo to yell from during home games
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Postby David » Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:33 pm

http://www.bleedcubbieblue.com/gallerie ... e-march-27

the nuveen sign is coming down (i'm pleased with this - not because i hate signs - i just think this particular one is an eyesore...actually i think the wintrust one looks lame too). wonder what's going up next (sounds like another nuveen sign).

starbucks going in the southwest corner of the office building
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Postby Banedon » Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:41 pm

TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:the fourth pole is for ronnie woo-woo to yell from during home games


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Postby David » Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:30 pm

David wrote:http://www.bleedcubbieblue.com/galleries/2017/3/27/15075952/wrigley-field-construction-update-march-27

the nuveen sign is coming down (i'm pleased with this - not because i hate signs - i just think this particular one is an eyesore...actually i think the wintrust one looks lame too). wonder what's going up next (sounds like another nuveen sign).

starbucks going in the southwest corner of the office building


yeeeeeeeesh

the reason for the sign change is that nuveen changed their logo

somehow they managed to make the new one even more boring than the old one

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Why couldn't this sign be a big bottle of budweiser or pepsi or something at least more interesting looking than some lowercase letters in times new roman bold
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:42 pm

David wrote:Why couldn't this sign be a big bottle of budweiser or pepsi or something at least more interesting looking than some lowercase letters in times new roman bold

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Postby David » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:10 pm



There's going to be a trophy room where you can check out the trophy at the plaza building...

TROPHY ROOM AT THE PARK PRESENTED BY MOTOROLA
Beginning mid-April the Cubs' coveted Championship Trophy has a home at the Park at Wrigley for the 2017 regular season. Stop by the Trophy Room to experience the Trophy and capture your moment with history.
Hours: Mon – Sat 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sun 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Please note, Trophy Room visitation hours are subject to the availability of the Trophy.


lots more of what will be there at this link

https://www.parkatwrigley.com/
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Postby UMFan83 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:28 pm

Pretty crazy...we've been talking about this project, previously discussed as the Triangle Building, for what - 13 years or so, and its finally going to be done.

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Postby David » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:33 pm

UMFan83 wrote:Pretty crazy...we've been talking about this project, previously discussed as the Triangle Building, for what - 13 years or so, and its finally going to be done.


i could be wrong but i feel like the ideas for it started being kicked around as early as like 2001
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Postby David » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:41 pm

I was looking at some old satellite images of Wrigley on Google Earth. Pretty wild looking back at how small and crappy the old (pre 2006) bleachers were.
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Postby The Logan » Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:24 pm

Just rode past it. Coming along nicely.
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Postby Donzo » Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:11 pm

Just looked at it on google arial and it looks great.

Question? What's getting built on Addison? I know the Park and Starwood motel are being built down the 3rd baseline on Clark, but I don't know what's getting built down the first baseline behind Addison.

Thanks in advance...

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Postby David » Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:14 pm

Donzo wrote:Just looked at it on google arial and it looks great.

Question? What's getting built on Addison? I know the Park and Starwood motel are being built down the 3rd baseline on Clark, but I don't know what's getting built down the first baseline behind Addison.

Thanks in advance...

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That's unrelated to the Cubs. Addison Park on Clark. Bunch of apartments and commercial units and stuff.

http://www.addisonparkonclark.com

Also, anything on Google earth is pretty old (relatively speaking)...I think the current imaging dates back to around the end of last season.

You can find more recent pictures here:

https://twitter.com/WrigleyAerials

Here's a nice one from a few days ago

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Postby David » Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:17 pm

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Postby Bull » Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:35 pm

David wrote:Image

Tell me there's a Bryzzo game 7 celebration statue going there.
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Postby David » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:06 am

first real-ish look at the new footprint of the field

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Postby Derwood » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:08 am

No bullpens on the field is weeeeeiiiiird

So is the "bent" visitor dugout
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Postby David » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:13 am

Derwood wrote:So is the "bent" visitor dugout


just to be clear, you know that's not new, right?
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Postby Derwood » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:20 am

David wrote:
Derwood wrote:So is the "bent" visitor dugout


just to be clear, you know that's not new, right?


I didn't say it was new. I just said it was weird
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Postby David » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:22 am

Derwood wrote:
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Derwood wrote:So is the "bent" visitor dugout


just to be clear, you know that's not new, right?


I didn't say it was new. I just said it was weird


just making sure...never know with you

that weird shape is due to how they expanded the park a million years ago...they literally moved a part of the grandstand and built in between
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:28 am

put the bullpens back!
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Postby David » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:33 am

looks like they're expanding the dugouts too
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Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:36 am

David wrote:looks like they're expanding the dugouts too


What makes you say that?
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:41 am

why did I think that was always supposed to be part of the reno?
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Postby David » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:45 am

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:
David wrote:looks like they're expanding the dugouts too


What makes you say that?


i might've misinterpreted what i saw and i'm having a surprisingly difficult time finding a good picture

but they were supposed to
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Postby David » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:45 am

Ding Dong Johnson wrote:why did I think that was always supposed to be part of the reno?


because it was
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