Originally written on The Wrigley Blog  |  Last updated 10/20/14
Don't call it a renovation. The Cubs prefer to call it a "restoration". And don't expect an effort to create a "new" Wrigley Field. Cubs President Crane Kenny told the Chicago Tribune: “It’s actually trying to make Wrigley old.” Nothing says "old" quite like a gigantic videobaord. But fear not Cubs fans, because this proposed jumbotron looks old-timey. As you can see below everything is painted Wrigley green (it won't be) and on top it will say "Wrigley Field" (it won't) in old-timey cursive letters (cursive that's never existed in ballpark). And I'm sure when instead it says "TOYOTA" - you'll still feel just like you're back in the old-times. It will also have ironwork that will copy the lights on Wrigley - lights that were made to look old-timey when they were installed back in 1988. And it will have lights on top? Why exactly? Oh, and look: it will also have very subtle ads are for the Cubs and fo...
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