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Logan Square & Art Museum Area

Location

Logan Square and the Art Museum area sits between Broad Street and the Schuylkill River and Market Street and Spring Garden Street. It’s just North of Rittenhouse Square and just South of Fairmount. In the heart of the neighborhood is the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, which runs diagonally from City Hall to the Art Museum. It’s accessible by Suburban Station and SEPTA's Regional Rail, Market Frankford and Broad Street Lines as well as trolley routes and bus routes. Plus it’s close to major roadways so it’s great for reverse commuters as well.

The Vibe

Known for its museums and parks, Logan Square is in the heart of Philadelphia with the exciting Benjamin Franklin Parkway as its vibrant centerpiece. It’s filled with historic buildings, swanky high rises, and museums celebrating art and a variety of different cultures. There’s lots of parks and squares like Logan Square - the neighborhood’s name sake that is one of William Penn’s original five squares of the city with the iconic Swann Memorial Fountain in the center, Love Park, Sister Cities park and more. It draws big crowds as a popular destination for both locals and visiting tourists who love to get their picture taken at several spots throughout the parkway. 

 

This neighborhood has a few different personalities with modern skyscrapers, historic buildings and quiet residential streets. It’s home to corporate and municipal office buildings in luxury high rise buildings as well as centuries old buildings and also tree-lined side streets with charming homes. It’s a great place to live - it’s a very residential neighborhood with traditional rowhomes and new developments. It also has great conveniences with many grocery stores, great restaurants, cafes and more. Plus Logan Square is always buzzing with activity as it’s home to  numerous outdoor events including parades, concerts, and races throughout the year so there’s always something going on here. 

Things to Do

  • Museums:

    • The Franklin Institute

    • Barnes Foundation

    • Free Library of Philadelphia

    • Rodin Museum

    • The Academy of Natural Sciences

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art 

    • Known for its iconic exterior with beautiful columns and soaring steps and on the inside you’ll find masterpieces by the likes of renoir, picasso and van gogh and so many more

    • The growth at the Art Museum landed Philadelphia on TIME’s list of the world’s 100 greatest places in 2021

    • While you’re there check out the Rocky Steps and Statue

  • Large Events throughout the Year

    • 4th of July Concert

    • Thanksgiving Day Parade

    • Made in America Festival

  • Parks in the Neighborhood:

    • Logan Square

      • In the heart of the parkway with a gorgeous fountain in the middle. You look both toward the Art Museum and City Hall to get iconic views of Philly.

    • Love Park

      • Here you can get your picture taken with the iconic Love statue

    • It’s a great place to hangout outdoors, check out the fountain, and it’s also transformed into a Christmas village during the holidays

    • Sister Cities Park

    • Dilworth Park & City Hall

  • Fairmount Water Works & Boathouse Row

    • Boathouse Row, so scenic and a big reason why Philadelphia is one of the rowing capitals of the U.S., and the Fairmount Water Works building, the first municipal water works in the U.S., now beautifully restored with a fascinating story to tell.

  • Schulkyll River Trail

    • ​​You can access this beautiful trail in this neighborhood and it’s a great place to walk, run or ride a bike with beautiful views of the city and river.

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Restaurants & Bars

  • JG Skyhigh

    • Dine above the clouds at this luxurious restaurant and bar on the 60th floor of the comcast 2 building 

  • Sabrina’s Cafe

    • One of the best brunch spots in the city

  • Buena Ondo

    • A casual mexican restaurant with great happy hour deals

  • Con Murphy's

    • A great irish pub on the parkway

  • Pizzeria Vetri

    • Serving delicious and authentic neapolitan pizza 

  • Urban Farmer

    • A farm to table steakhouse

  • Victory Brewing Company

    • Local craft brewery and industrial chic tavern on the parkway

  • City Tap

    • Neighborhood sports bar

  • Assembly

    • Elegant rooftop bar with amazing views of the parkway

  • Kite and Key

    • Casual local saloon

Real Estate

When it comes to real estate in Logan Square and the Art Museum Area, there’s a variety of types of homes. You’ll find traditional row homes with brick facades, brand new luxury condos, and high rise apartment and condo towers.

 

There’s a big range of types of properties in the area that all have a big range of prices as well. As of October 2023, the average sales price in Art Museum Area & Logan Square is $473,000 with 76 days on the market.

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