Logan Square

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Logan Square Soundex Code L250

Logan Square Community Area 22

Logan Square neighborhood

Logan Square refers to both one of the 77 city-designated Community Areas as well as a smaller neighborhood located within that community area on the northwest side of the City of Chicago. The Logan Square neighborhood is centered on the public square that serves as its namesake, located at the three-way intersection of Milwaukee Avenue, Logan Boulevard, and Kedzie Boulevard.

The community area of Logan Square is, in general, bounded by the Metra/Milwaukee District North Line railroad on the west, the North Branch of the Chicago River on the east, Diversey Avenue, on the north, and Bloomingdale Avenue on the south. The area is characterized by the prominent historical boulevards, stately greystones and large bungalow-style homes.