Logan Square Community Information


Students of Logan Square are served by ten local elementary and middle schools that filter into Kelvyn Park High School. Higher education is provided by the nearby St. Augustine College, The Art Institute of Chicago, DePaul University, North Park University, Kendall College, and Loyola University of Chicago, to name a few.

Economy & Job Market in the Greater Chicago Area

Chicago presents a diverse economy based on manufacturing, printing and publishing, finance and insurance, food processing, travel and tourism. Chicago ranks second only to New York in the publishing industry, serving as the source of nationally distributed magazines, catalogs and encyclopedias. The city is also home to the Federal Reserve Bank, the Chicago Board of Trade, and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Other major employers headquartered within the Chicago metro area include Bally Total Fitness, Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., CareerBuilder, MillerCoors, Morton Salt, Orbitz, TransUnion, Tribune Company and Wm. Wrigley, Jr. Corporation

Areas of Interest

A variety of entertainment options, restaurants, theatres, shops and cafes can be found throughout Logan Square, many which are within walking distance from local neighborhoods. If you're looking to purchase some fresh produce, flowers, and other household items, then the Logan Square Farmers Market is an excellent option. The indoor market usually runs from November to March in the Congress Theatre while the spring and summer months sees market goers on Milwaukee Avenue, Diversey Avenue, and Woodard Street.

The Illinois Centennial Monument is one of Logan Square's most recognizable landmarks. Standing at 27 feet tall, the monument is a stone obelisk topped with an eagle located at the heart of the actual Logan Square. Logan Square is also known for its many historic mansions, which can all be viewed during The Historic Mansion Housewalk every September.

Chicago is full of attractions fitting every taste, including the panoramic views from John Hancock Observatory or the Willis Tower Skydeck, boat tours with skyline views from Navy Pier, several museums, Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium, and two of the finest zoos in the country. Many events are held in the summer, including the fan favorites of the Taste of Chicago, the Chicago Blues Festival and the Chicago Air and Water Show.

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