Welcome to Logan Circle
A trendy neighborhood with a fashionable crowd
Located in the northwest quadrant of Washington, DC, Logan Circle is a neighborhood named after its southern end’s traffic roundabout that features an equine statue of John A. Logan. The neighborhood is primarily residential and has two historic districts and many landmarks. The area’s original name was Iowa Circle, but it was renamed in 1930 to honor Civil War hero John A. Logan.
Many of the homes in Logan Circle are in the Victorian style and were designed by Glenn Brown. Brown’s homes can be found listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The majority of available homes in Logan Circle are apartments, townhomes, and condos.
What to Love
- Hip and trendy yet distinguished
- Energetic feel with many things to do
- Two beautiful historic districts: Fourteenth Street Historic District and Logan Circle Historic District
Logan Circle has a hip and trendy vibe that is partly owed to the bustling 14th Street NW, the neighborhood’s main business street. Keeping that in mind, many young residents are drawn to the many bars, shops, and restaurants that sit between M and U streets. The Old-time charm from the beautiful historic buildings mixes with the trendiness to create a one-of-a-kind living experience.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Logan Circle has many great dining and shopping opportunities around the neighborhood. The main business street in the area is 14th Street NW, with many of the best restaurants and shopping destinations found along its length. The following are only a taste of the best in the area.
One popular place to eat is Logan Tavern. A casual eatery, Logan Tavern is an American restaurant with tavern vibes perfect for pre-theater dining and brunch. Another great restaurant to try is Le Diplomate, a relaxed French restaurant serving brunch, lunch, and dinner alongside extensive cocktail and wine lists. For Spanish fare, wine, and cocktails, try stopping by Estadio or Barcelona Wine Bar. Lupo Verde is also a popular restaurant in the area serving a delicious Southern Italian menu with house-made liquors.
When looking for shopping destinations, try stopping by Miss Pixie’s. This antique furniture shop sells a variety of funky decor and vintage furniture. Another popular shop in the area is Salt and Sundry, which sells many home goods items as well as artisanal pantry items. Also available is Amazon’s Amazon Fresh, a grocery and home goods store.
Things to Do
There are many great places to go and spend a day in Logan Circle. Whether you want to spend time at a local park or enjoy an event, Logan Circle will have something fun for everyone.
One great place to go is the neighborhood’s namesake Logan Circle. In addition to the park’s statue of John A. Logan, Logan Circle has many places to learn about the history of the area. Another lush park in the area is Stead Park, a sprawling green space with events and recreation areas for the children of DC.
If you would like to take part in a local event, one popular option is the Capital Pride Parade, a celebration held by the Capital Pride Alliance in support of the LGBTQ+ community. Studio Theatre is a great place to go for live theater performances throughout the year and Celebrate Logan is a popular festival that takes place in September of every year and showcases local restaurants and shops.