Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot unveils trio of renovation schemes for historic Soldier Field

This week Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced three major overhaul ideas for the city’s historic Solider Field, including two proposals that fully rebuild the NFL venue’s endzones to support a dome structure that would fully enclose the open-air stadium. A third proposal imagines an NFL-less future (more on that in a bit) by modifying the stadium to be “better suited” for soccer and other large-scale events like concerts.

All three proposals tie into an ambitious larger revamp envisioned for the Museum Campus, a 57-acre complex anchored by the nearly century-old Solider Field along with Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum of Natural History, the Adler

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