Logan Square, Philadelphia
Logan Square is a name given to the area in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that lies north of Market Street, south of Spring Garden Street, west of Broad Street, and east of the Schuylkill River. This contains the Franklintown neighborhood. It also contains Penn Center and much of Philadelphia's Central Business District. It is named for Logan Square, one of the five "squares", or parks, central to William Penn's design for Philadelphia. The square itself, originally called Northwest Square, was named for James Logan, an eighteenth-century mayor of Philadelphia.
The Logan Square neighborhood includes a number of properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places. They are the: Arch Street Presbyterian Church, Bell Telephone Company Building, Board of Education Building, Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Harris Building, Insurance Company of North America Building, Larkin-Belber Building, Logan Square, Francis McIlvain House, St. Clement's Protestant Episcopal Church, and Wesley Building.
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