Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), continued the efforts to inform Chicago’s design, build and code communities today by releasing a new infographic highlighting a true icon of American strength and durability – the Chicago Cubs’ Wrigley Field. Opened in 1914 along Addison Street on Chicago’s north side, Wrigley Field, aka The Friendly Confines, a phrase made popular by legendary Hall of Famer Ernie “Mr. Cub” Banks, is one of the oldest Major League Baseball stadiums, second to only Boston’s Fenway Park. The stadium, consisting of 45,200 cubic feet of concrete weighing a whopping 6.5 million pounds, was built to last for generations. It has.
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