LOGAN SQUARE

Known for its lush historic boulevards, lies northwest of downtown Chicago.

Welcome to Logan Square

Known for its lush historic boulevards, Logan Square lies northwest of downtown Chicago. The greater Logan Square area includes the neighborhoods of Logan Square, Bucktown, Palmer Square, and parts of Kosciuszko Park and Belmont Gardens. 
 
The neighborhood is known for its historic architecture, diverse community, and vibrant arts and culture scene. You’ll find a number of art galleries, street art murals, theaters, and music venues, as well as several parks and outdoor spaces, including the 606 trail. 
 
At the center of Logan Square is the three-way intersection of Milwaukee Avenue, Logan Boulevard and Kedzie Boulevard. There you’ll find the Illinois Centennial Monument which was built in 1918 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Illinois becoming a state. 
 
A thriving commercial corridor extends from the square along Milwaukee Avenue and hosts a diverse roster of notable restaurants, shops, and bars. The wide boulevards are home to stunningly preserved Victorian homes and historic mansions. 
 
Tucked away throughout the neighborhood, you’ll find numerous restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, and breweries offering a wide range cuisine and refreshments. And there are plenty of parks and green spaces that residents enjoy year-round.
 
Transportation is plentiful, with easy access to the Edens Expressway (90/94), many CTA Blue Line EL stops, a Metra commuter train station, and bus lines that cross the neighborhood. 
 

Logan Square Real Estate

Homebuyers in Logan Square will find historic mansions, 3-flats, modern condo complexes and townhouses, new construction properties, multi-unit buildings, and mixed-use buildings.
 
Stately greystones, grand Victorian estates, brick vintage walk-ups, and classic Chicago-style bungalows lend the neighborhood a majestic old-world nostalgia that harkens back to when the city was just developing. 
 
Additionally, there are a variety of apartment buildings, ranging from small walk-up buildings to larger complexes with amenities such as fitness centers and rooftop pools. Multi-unit buildings, including two- to four-flat buildings, are also popular among investors and owner-occupants looking to generate rental income.
 
Logan Square also has many mixed-use buildings that combine residential and commercial space. These properties often feature retail or office space on the ground floor, with apartments or condos on the upper floors. 
 
Overall, Logan Square offers a wide range of real estate options to fit different lifestyles and budgets, making it a popular neighborhood for Chicago homebuyers.
 

What To Do in Logan Square

  • Check out the street art - There are many unique and colorful murals and street art installations throughout Logan Square, many of which are created by local artists. Many residents and tourists make sure to snap a pic at the Greetings from Chicago mural on Milwaukee Ave.
  • Attend a festival - Logan Square hosts a variety of festivals throughout the year, including the Logan Square Arts Festival, the Chicago Latino Film Festival, and the Square Roots Music Festival.
  • Catch a cult film at The Logan - The Logan Theatre is a vintage movie house that has been revamped to include a cozy bar and lounge. It screens everything from first-run films to cult classics to indie favorites. It also hosts the annual Chicago Underground Film Festival, the longest-running underground film fest in the world.
  • Take a ride on the 606 (formerly Bloomingdale Trail) - Built on the site of old railroad tracks, the 606 trail is a pedestrian and bike thoroughfare. Vibrant and eclectic public art lines the street-level concrete walls.
  • Spend a Sunday morning at the Farmer’s Market - The Logan Square Farmers Market is held every Sunday during the summer months and offers a variety of fresh produce, baked goods, and artisanal products.
  • Stroll along the boulevards - This is a favorite pastime of locals. Just take a walk down the shady tree-lined streets and marvel at the beautiful homes along the way.
  • Pick a restaurant, any restaurant - You will not be disappointed. Logan Square’s restaurant scene is booming, with everything from casual eateries, hidden speakeasies, speciality cocktail bars, and brew pubs, to fine dining. 
  • Grab some coffee - There are plenty of unique coffee houses keeping the residents of Logan Square caffeinated. New Wave Coffee, Sip of Hope, Damn Fine Coffee Bar, Chiqueolatte are just a few of the must-trys.
  • Try a Jibarito - A Jibarito is a Puerto Rican sandwich that is made with flattened and fried green plantains instead of bread. It usually contains meat (such as steak or chicken), lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise or garlic-flavored sauce. The sandwich is said to have originated in Chicago's Puerto Rican community in the 1990s, and the sandwich has become a beloved symbol of the neighborhood's cultural diversity and heritage. Today, there are many restaurants and food stands in the neighborhood that serve Jibaritos, but residents always sing the praises of Jibaritos y Mas on the corner of Fullerton and Kimball.
  • Grab a bite at an outdoor patio - Parsons Chicken and Fish, Park and Field, and Bang Bang Pie are just a few of the beloved outdoor patio dining options in Logan Square. 
  • Hang out in the park - The parks and boulevards of Logan Square are well-loved and well-used. On any given day, you’ll find residents and guests lounging in a hammock, reading on a blanket, playing with pets, building snowmen, enjoying picnics, practicing circus arts, or holding impromptu concerts.

Overview for LOGAN SQUARE, IL

58,383 people live in LOGAN SQUARE, where the median age is 33 and the average individual income is $49,188. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

58,383

Total Population

33 years

Median Age

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$49,188

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for LOGAN SQUARE, IL

LOGAN SQUARE has 25,222 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in LOGAN SQUARE do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 58,383 people call LOGAN SQUARE home. The population density is 24,439.83 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

58,383

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

33

Median Age

49.65 / 50.35%

Men vs Women

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25,222

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$49,188

Average individual Income

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Schools in LOGAN SQUARE, IL

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The following schools are within or nearby LOGAN SQUARE. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Darwin Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Salem Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Chase Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Goethe Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Yates Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Good Shepherd Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Mozart Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Sylvester Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Funston Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Marine Leadership Academy - Ames
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
2/5
St John Berchmans School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Monroe Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
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