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Logan Square House Walk: Beautiful Historic Homes On The Northwest Side

First Posted: 09/09/10 07:26 PM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 06:35 PM ET

Thanks to the Logan Square Preservation Society, some of the most beautiful historic homes on the Northwest Side are opening their doors this weekend.

On Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., participants can take a leisurely, self-guided stroll through the neighborhood, following along with detailed information provided by the Society. Stroll through magnificent gardens in the neighborhood, and walk into carefully preserved historic homes and buildings, with original art and decor from the turn of the 20th century.

Scroll down to see some of the exteriors, interiors, and gardens from the tour.

What: Logan Square House Walk

When: Saturday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Historic Comfort Station
2579 N. Milwaukee Ave (at the Square), Chicago

Price: $18

All photos and descriptions courtesy of the Logan Square Preservation Society.

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Logan Square was chosen as a site to host the Illinois Centennial Monument in 1918. That monument was designed and built beginning in 1915 by the West Parks Commission and an endowment from the B.F. Ferguson Fund. Henry Bacon was chosen to design the monument, which was modeled on Greek-style columns built with the same proportions as the Doric columns in the Parthenon. Bacon also designed the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
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