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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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Two things Chicago really needs for its Olympic bid are a temporary 80,000 stadium and more high-rise dwellings. The long-awaited renderings of the Washington Park Olympic stadium have been unveiled, along with the proposed Olympic Village just south of McCormick Place. Sure, Schwarzenegger, Villaraigosa... you have most venues already built. But do you have pretty drawings? I think not.

 
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