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The Wrigley Field is the second oldest major league stadium in United States built in 1914, next to the Boston?s Fenway Park which was built in 1912. Located at West Addison Street, it sits within the Lakeview community where most structures are residential while there are few commercials like restaurants, bars, and cafe. It is protected by new fireproof building codes from the city government.

Since 1916 up to now, the stadium is home to Chicago Cubs. It was built originally for the Chicago Federal League?s team Chicago Whales and was known then as Weeghman Park, derived from the name of Charles Weeghman who was the owner of National Federal Whales back then. It was just in late 1920s when the field was named after the Cubs? owner William Wrigley, Jr.

During the 1920s, the stadium was called Cubs Park when the Chicago Cubs used it as home base. From 1920 to 1971, the Cubs shared the stadium to the National Football League team of Chicago, the Chicago Bears. The upper deck of the museum was only built in 1927 while the ivy vines were planted since 1937. These ivy vines has somewhat made the stadium known for its ivy-covered walls, creating a green earth facade of the stadium.

Today, the Wrigley Field is the only remaining Federal League and considered as the oldest National League ballpark in the United States. The stadium has 41,160 seats capacity making it into the record as the 10th smallest ballpark. It has popular alias as ?The Friendly Confines? coined by the famous Hall of Famer Ernie Banks of Cubs.
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City: Chicago
County: Cook
Address: 1060 W Addison Street
Zip: 60613
Phone Number: (773) 404-2827
Category: Building
Website: Wrigley Field
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