Courtesy of Hyde Park Progress
Some time back we had heard rumors about the University buying the Border's building at 53rd and Lake Park if it ever became available. To this was coupled a related rumor that Trader Joe's might be interested in that particular location, if it ever became available.
Well, it has now become available, through one of the most spectacular, non-corruption-induced corporate collapses in recent memory, and as a result, the first rumor has become fact. The U of C now owns the old Border's building. Selling price for the building has not been disclosed, and no possible tenants have been mentioned.
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Since the Hyde Park locations is gone and the Beverly location available will Whole Foods bypass Hyde Park and go to Beverly? Doesn't bode well for the Southeast side.