John Wayne Gacy Victim May Be Exhumed

Last Crown Vic

Photo: The last Crown Vic rolls off the Ford assembly line.

Leslie Luebbers,the director of the Art Museum at the University of Memphis and head of the Paul Revere William Project will give a lecture on the famed African American architect on Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hilton Hotel in Palm Springs. Tickets are $10. The lecture is part of Modernism Week, Feb. 16 – 26.

Sherry Marino, a Chicago-area woman whose son Michael was supposedly one of John Wayne Gacy’s victims, is asking for the  remains to be tested because she suspects the body was misidentified. Erin Meyer in the Chicago Tribune.

John Bishop is a man on a mission — saving pipe organs. Jennifer Levitz in the Wall Street Journal.

Art collector G. Jan Beekhuis is withdrawing about 20 paintings from Michigan’s Holland Museum over the dismissal of the museum’s director. Associated Press via Chicago Tribune.

The last Ford Crown Victoria, favored by taxi fleets – and police departments – rolled off the assembly line. James Barron takes a look in The New York Times’ City Room blog.

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