Park in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Humboldt Park

This 207-acre park, which lends its name to the surrounding neighborhood, comes out of nowhere and gobsmacks you with Mother Nature. A lagoon brushed by native plants takes up much of the green space, and birdsong f…
Museum in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Busy Beaver Button Museum

Even George Washington gave out campaign buttons, though in his era they were the sew-on kind. Pin-back buttons came along in 1896. Badge-making company Busy Beaver chronicles its history in displays holding thousan…
Monument in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Illinois Centennial Memorial Column

What’s that giant phallic thing in the middle of the road, causing traffic to swerve every which way? Excellent question. Most locals have no idea. Turns out it’s a monument commemorating the 100th anniversary of Il…
Market in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Logan Square Farmers Market

The Logan Square Farmers Market is one of Chicago's best. The neighborhood operates it (versus the city), so it marches to its own progressive beat. Live music, free yoga classes and prepared foods from surrounding …
Gallery in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Galerie F

Galerie F is exactly the type of laid-back, ubercool gallery you'd expect to find in Logan Square. It specializes in rock-and-roll gig posters, printmaking and street art. Walk into the bright, open space and browse…
Notable Building in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Humboldt Park Boathouse

The 1907 Prairie School boathouse rises up from the lagoon’s edge and serves as the park’s showpiece. A cafe inside serves beyond-the-norm sandwiches and breakfast dishes that you can eat on the patio with a view ov…
Gardens in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Formal Garden

The Formal Garden sits in the park on the northwest corner of Humboldt Dr and Division St. It's rich with jelly-bean-colored flower beds and bison sculptures (by Edward Kemeys, the gent who hewed the Art Institute l…
Museum in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture

The institute fills the old horse stables in Humboldt Park. It's worth a stroll inside to see what free art and cultural exhibits are showing.
Area in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Paseo Boricua

Paseo Boricua, aka the Puerto Rican Passage, is a half-mile-long stretch of Division St stuffed with Puerto Rican shops and restaurants. It’s marked at either end by a 45-ton, steel Puerto Rican flag sculpture that …
Sculpture in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Puerto Rican Flag Sculpture

This 45-ton, steel sculpture arches over the road and marks the western end of the Paseo Boricua (aka Puerto Rican Passage).