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.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions over the past 12-plus years. 


Saturday, May 30

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The Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau made a new commercial a couple years ago featuring Chicagoans (some famous) reciting a quote from Daniel Burnham.

Little-known fact: "no small plans" was one of the names Naz and I considered considered when we founded this site, before settling on Gapers Block.

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