Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Thursday, October 29

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Preservationists were successful in their bid to keep Mies van der Rohe's masterpiece building, the Farnsworth House, intact at its current location in suburban Plano. The groups, the Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Friends of the Farnsworth House, plan to make the house a museum.

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