The Chicago Cubs and Ricketts family hosted Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Major League Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig, former Cubs pitchers Milt Pappas and Kerry Wood, city and state officials, community and corporate partners and representatives from the project team at Saturday's groundbreaking ceremony for Wrigley Field's long-awaited expansion and restoration, now titled The 1060 Project...

...The 1060 Project team includes Pepper Construction, which has nearly a century of experience working on large-scale projects such as the Merchandise Mart, Marshall Fields and the Shedd Aquarium; VOA, a full-service international architectural firm that designed many high-profile projects in the Chicago area, including Navy Pier, the Old Town School of Folk Music and Prentice Women's Hospital; D'Agostino Izzo Quirk Architects (DAIQ), a full-service architectural firm instrumental in restoring Boston's Fenway Park, Dodger Stadium and The Rose Bowl; ICON Venue Group, a project management company that has produced more than $4 billion worth of home venues for franchises in each major professional sports league, including work on Chicago's U.S. Cellular Field, Toyota Park in Bridgeview and the Cubs' new Spring Training complex in Mesa, Ariz; and Harboe Architects, led by nationally known, Chicago-based preservation architect Gunny Harboe, who has had oversight of major restoration projects such as the Sullivan Center, Chicago Board of Trade Building and Field Building.

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