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.
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Sunday, July 12

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The grand-daddy of West Loop upward mobility, Presidential Towers, is being sold. For those who don't remember the particulars of early '80s local politics or the Ways and Means of Dan Rostenkowski, read how this real expensive real estate went from skid row to a row of towers.

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