respect wrigleyAlthough work at Wrigley Field on the 1060 Project continued through the season in some respects, it’ll once again get into full swing now that the season is over. The Cubs moved into Phase Two of the project this year, and that will be even more visible this offseason. You can see the full timeline here, but Phase Two, which will last on into next offseason, includes:

  • Completion of the Budweiser Bleacher restoration and expansion
  • Improvement and expansion of player facilities
  • New, state-of-the-art, 30,000-square-foot Cubs clubhouse facility (goal is to be completed by Opening Day)
  • Redevelopment of current Cubs clubhouse space
  • 30,000-square-foot concessions prep and staging space
  • Bullpens relocated underneath expanded Budweiser Bleachers (will not be completed for 2016 season)
  • New seats added in old bullpen areas (same)
  • New grounds crew space
  • New home-plate club
  • Outdoor plaza and office building with first-floor retail
  • Expanded commissary space
  • Completion of third-base-side concourse, with new concessions and restrooms
  • Enhancements to the right-field upper deck, including a new outdoor concourse with added concessions and restrooms

So, then, if all goes according to plan this offseason, fans should notice quite a few changes to the west of the park, as well as added amenities throughout. And players will finally have a clubhouse fitting a big league team (indeed, it’ll be one of the most impressive in baseball).

And, of course, there is continued structural and facade work, which necessitated this:


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