OT;Neighbors Protest Scoreboard at Rocky Miller Park


WILMETTE – Residents who live near Northwestern University’s Rocky Miller Park are up in arms about a new scoreboard proposed for the baseball field. Northwestern is seeking approval from the City of Evanston for a LED-lighted video scoreboard that is 24 feet tall by 36 feet wide and mounted 10 feet above the ground. Neighbors are objecting to the scoreboard, which will face the Wilmette neighborhood that sits just north of the park. While Northwestern officials claim that views of the scoreboard will be buffered by landscaping, neighbours argue that given the height and size that is impossible....