Wrigley Field receives federal landmark status, 7 years after Cubs ownership applied for the designation

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs will receive much-welcomed relief help, but not in the form of a bullpen arm.Wrigley Field received federal landmark status in the National Register of Historic Places, seven years after ownership applied for the status, the team announced Thursday.That approval will give the Ricketts family, who spent about $1 billion in renovations of the storied 106-year-old baseball shrine, access to federal income tax credits on the “1060 Project” that started at the end of the 2014 season.The move provides the Ricketts family with financial help similar to what the owners of th…

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