CHICAGO
02/05/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Hyde Park Development Project Hit With Lawsuit

The owner of the Village Foods grocery store in Hyde Park has sued to stop a developer's plans to demolish the Village Center shopping/office complex and build a 24-story residential tower and shopping center there.

The plans, which were detailed in October as part of a zoning amendment request made by New Jersey-based Antheus Capital LLC, would "almost certainly result in the total destruction of plaintiff's business," Village Foods' owner Liberty Foods Corp. alleges in a lawsuit filed Dec. 23 in Cook County Circuit Court.

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