Learn more about Logan Square, Chicago
Logan Square is characterized by the prominent historical boulevards, grand grey stones and large bungalow-style homes.
The neighborhood is named after General John A. Logan who served in the Civil War, and later in Congress.
One of the most notable intersections in Chicago is the square itself which is a large public green space (designed by architect William LeBaron Jenney, Landscape architect, Jens Jensen and others). The space formed as the grand northwest terminus of the Chicago Boulevard System and the junction of Kedzie and Logan Boulevards and Milwaukee Avenue, which was once known as "Northwest Plank Road" and bits its origins back to a Native American trail, prior to 1830. At the center of the square, known as Logan Square is the Illinois Centennial Monument, which was built in 1918 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Illinois' statehood.
Logan Square is one of the most popular neighborhoods, with many young professionals moving in than ever before. It has a large art and cultural scene.
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