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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A new report from Brookings demonstrates that the Chicago metropolitan area has the second highest decentralization of jobs in the U.S., with 68.7% of all jobs located more than ten miles from the central business district. Only Detroit is ahead of us, with a whopping 77.4%.

 
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