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Logan Circle, Philadelphia

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#19 of 64 in Historic Sites in Philadelphia
Historic Site · Landmark
Logan Circle, also known as Logan Square, is an open-space park in Center City Philadelphia's northwest quadrant and one of the five original planned squares laid out on the city grid. The circle itself exists within the original bounds of the square; the names Logan Square and Logan Circle are used interchangeably when referring to the park. Originally "Northwest Square" in William Penn's 1684 plan for the city, the square was renamed in 1825 after Philadelphia statesman James Logan. The park is the focal point of the eponymous neighborhood. Logan Square was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1981.
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  • Logan Square has a monumental fountain and attractive landscaping. It is apopular picnic spot and a haven on hot days. It is in a traffic circle in Ben Franklin Pkwy.  more »
  • The water fountain was well maintained and was nice to watch. There was a natural rainbow being formed with the mists of the water that was being blown by a little wind in the area. There weren't a....  more »

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