As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
✶ Thank you for your readership and contributions over the past 12-plus years. ✶
Monday, April 24
How much has Chicago changed in 10 years? What was there before Millennium Park had its Bean? I stumbled across this neat jumble of image resources about Chicago today, including old maps, aerial photographs, and some especially fascinating images of Lawndale during the late 1970s.