Chicago Files Suit To Seize Site Of Planned $400M Hotel

Law360, New York (September 24, 2013, 1:33 PM ET) -- The city of Chicago filed an eminent domain lawsuit Monday in state court to seize land it is has earmarked for a new $400 million hotel, right on the heels of the property owner lobbing a suit to push forward its own plans for the site.

With the condemnation filing, the city is looking to take over several pieces of land owned by developer James McHugh Construction Co. Last week, James McHugh Construction filed its own suit against the city, alleging that officials were wrongfully blocking...
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