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Wrigley Field Brick Paver Update

David stopped by the ballpark yesterday and filed this report on the ongoing sidewalk construction, which ought to be finished well before Opening Day:

The bricks that have been laid down so far appear to be plain brick with no engraving on them. The special "paver bricks", or whatever the Cubs are calling them, will probably be placed around the "patio" area, just west of the Harry Caray statue.

On the Sheffield Ave. side, the new sidewalk bricks will obviously join up with the bricks installed on that sidewalk last year after the bleacher reconstruction. On the Addison St. side, the sidewalk is still torn up all the way to where it widens, behind Gate F.

Gate D, at Addison and Sheffield, around the Harry Caray statue; bricks stacked up on Sheffield; for construction fans, a closer view of the bricks, as seen on the Sheffield side; area just west of the Harry Caray statue, where the "patio" area begins.

(as always, click on thumbnail to view full-size in new browser window. If you are using IE, you may have to click the lower-right corner of the image in the new window to expand it to its full size; in Firefox click anywhere on the image. Photos by David Sameshima)