Chicago City Council approves $500 million Wrigley Field revamp

CHICAGO, July 24 Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:29pm EDT

CHICAGO, July 24 (Reuters) - The Chicago City Council on Wednesday approved a $500 million proposed renovation of Wrigley Field, the historic home of the Chicago Cubs Major League Baseball team.

The privately financed proposal for the 99-year-old ball park includes a $300 million renovation of the park itself and $200 million for improvements outside the park, including a hotel.

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