Wrigley Field marquee to be removed for renovations

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Changes are brewing for the faithful of Cubs nation.

The scenic Wrigley Field marquee will be removed over the next several days in preparation of winter renovations at the ballpark, DNAinfo Chicago reports.

Cubs spokesman Julian Green said Monday that it’s been about 10 years since the marquee was last removed from Clark and Addison. The sign will be returned before Opening Day 2016, he added.

The marquee was first installed in the 1930s and had a green background. Later it was changed to blue before it was painted its current red color 30 years later.

The sign will be taken down in pieces as work takes place for the Cubs’ second year of the five-year renovation plan at Wrigley Field.

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