The new Wrigleyville: 4 big projects going up around Cubs’ home

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Wrigley Field and surrounding areas earlier this month. | Aerial photo by Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

As the Cubs host their home opener Monday, the building boom surrounding Wrigley Field is in full swing. A look at major projects surrounding the ballpark.

1. THE PARK AT WRIGLEY FIELD

Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Billed by the Cubs as “Wrigleyville’s town square” and “a year-round gathering place for neighbors, families, fans and visitors,” the plaza is set to open at 10 a.m. Monday. After a lengthy battle with city officials, the Cubs agreed to limit liquor sales there to beer and wine. Also, plaza access on game days will be limited to fans with game tickets.

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The Cubs’ front office will be headquartered in a five-story building overlooking the plaza that also is home to retailers and restaurants. Beginning April 13, fans will be able to view the World Series trophy there in the Trophy Room at the Park Presented by Motorola. A two-story Cubs Storeopens Monday.

An architectural rendering of The Park at Wrigley. | Rendering provided by imagefiction.com

An architectural rendering of The Park at Wrigley. | Rendering provided by imagefiction.com

2. HOTEL ZACHARY

Lee Hogan / For the Sun-Times

Lee Hogan / For the Sun-Times

This seven-story hotel, set to open next year, also overlooks the plaza. It will include 175 rooms, aWintrust Bank and a McDonald’s, along with other eateries and shops. The hotel, named after Wrigley Field architect Zachary Taylor Davis, is being built by Hickory Street Capital, a development company run by the Cubs-owning Ricketts family.

Architectural rendering of the Hotel Zachary. | Parkatwrigley.com

Architectural rendering of the Hotel Zachary. | Parkatwrigley.com

3. TWO-STORY WRIGLEY ANNEX

Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

This new structure at the corner of Addison and Sheffield, expected to open in 2020, is expected to include retail and restaurant space and a ticket office.

The two-story Wrigley annex. | Rendering courtesy Chicago Cubs

The two-story Wrigley annex. | Rendering courtesy Chicago Cubs

4. ADDISON & CLARK DEVELOPMENT

Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

South of the ballpark, a team that includes M&R Development, RMK Management Corp. and Bucksbaum Retail Properties is erecting a massive complex that will include 148 apartments, 146,000 square feet of commercial space over three floors and 400 indoor parking spaces. The development, expected to open in summer 2018, could eventually house a grocery store, health club and other retailers, though no tenants have been announced.

Rendering of the Addison & Clark development. | Courtesy M&R Development

Rendering of the Addison & Clark development. | Courtesy M&R Development

Sources: Chicago Cubs, Hickory Street Capital, Sun-Times archives, addisonparkonclark.com

To viewthe full graphic, click here.Here are more aerial photos of Wrigley Field:

Aerial photos of Wrigley Field with fresh sod taken Saturday, April 1, 2017. | Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Aerial photos of Wrigley Field with fresh sod taken Saturday, April 1, 2017. | Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Aerial photos of Wrigley Field with fresh sod taken Saturday, April 1, 2017. | Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Aerial photos of Wrigley Field with fresh sod taken Saturday, April 1, 2017. | Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Aerial photos of Wrigley Field with fresh sod taken Saturday, April 1, 2017. | Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Aerial photos of Wrigley Field with fresh sod taken Saturday, April 1, 2017. | Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Aerial photos of Wrigley Field with fresh sod taken Saturday, April 1, 2017. | Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Aerial photos of Wrigley Field with fresh sod taken Saturday, April 1, 2017. | Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Aerial photos of Wrigley Field with fresh sod taken Saturday, April 1, 2017. | Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Aerial photos of Wrigley Field with fresh sod taken Saturday, April 1, 2017. | Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Aerial photos of Wrigley Field with fresh sod taken Saturday, April 1, 2017. | Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

Aerial photos of Wrigley Field with fresh sod taken Saturday, April 1, 2017. | Lee Hogan/For the Sun-Times

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