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 forgotten piece of Chicago history -- a Lincoln Square property that once housed police horses, was owned by Al Capone and served as a boarding house for traveling magicians and storage space for nearby Magic Inc. -- may face demolition.

 
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