CHICAGO
04/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

'Blues Brothers' Mall Slated For Demolition

The long abandoned Dixie Square Mall, where the Blues Brothers famously filmed a police chase, has a new developer who plans to demolish the shuttered shopping center and build new stores and housing.

Preliminary plans for the 35-acre site at 153rd Street and Dixie Highway in south suburban Harvey, as well as surrounding blocks, call for big-box and smaller retail stores and as well as housing over five years, said Thomas Planera, chief counsel for the Chicago-based developer, MG Development South LLC.

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