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Check out an entire offseason’s worth of Wrigley Field construction in this new time-lapse video

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It was a pretty frantic winter at the ‘Friendly Confines.’


Adding a number of new upgrades catering to both players and fans alike, Chicago’s Wrigley Field is coming off a particularly busy offseason. How busy, you may ask? Just take a look at this newly created 90-second time-lapse video covering the action from October 2017 to April 2018.

Released by EarthCam, the high-def clip shows Pepper Construction’s complex and well-orchestrated dance demolishing (and eventually rebuilding) hundreds of lower level seats to make way for larger dugouts, two batting cages, and updated accommodations for visiting teams.

Fans arriving at Wrigley this season will also notice renovations to the concourse level, expanded concessions, a pair of new elevators, and the creation of the luxurious—albeit windowless—American Airlines 1914 Club behind home plate.

Two more premium clubs—the Maker’s Mark Barrel Room behind the visitors’ dugout and the W Club along the third-base line—are expected to come online for the 2019 season. The final piece of the renovation puzzle, poised to begin in the coming offseason, will see the historic stadium’s upper deck further upgraded.

For more on the ballpark’s improvements plus everything you need to know before going to a game, be sure to check out Curbed Chicago’s ultimate guide to Wrigley Field.

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