CHICAGO — A group representing the rooftop owners around Wrigley Field is suing the city in an effort to block the Cubs from going ahead with plans to renovate the field.
The Wrigleyville Rooftops Association reportedly filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court Thursday, asking a Cook County Judge to review the unanimous decision made last month by the Commission of Chicago Landmarks to approve the Cubs' $575 million plan to renovate the Friendly Confines.
The organization's plans include erecting two video boards and five outfield signs that opponents say would block the view of many rooftops just outside the park.
A representative of the rooftop owners organization could not be reached Thursday evening. A Cubs spokesman declined to comment.
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