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.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Monday, December 4

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If you haven't downloaded Google Earth and looked at downtown Chicago in 3D, you should. But Chicagoans are extending and improving the system too--local blogger Atul has created a bunch of interesting overlays based on historical data on his site at Toolness. Internal GB testing revealed a little wonkiness on the Mac but generally postive results. (If you know any others like this, let us know!)

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