• What is the significance of the carved relief at the base of the monument?

    Join Logan Square Preservation for a self-guided tour of Historic Logan Square to learn this and more!

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    The sculptural friezes symbolize the great changes experienced during the state's 1st century.

    It features personifications of agriculture, labor, transportation, science, education and the fine arts, while the other includes a Native American family, the explorers Pere Marquette and Robert de LaSalle, and General George Rodgers Clark. Between these historical and allegorical figures there is a seated female personification of “Illinois,” holding a scroll of law and a distaff, representing industry.


    Want to learn more?

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    A Self-Guided Tour of Historic Logan Square

    Presented by Logan Square Preservation, this new anthology features more than twenty architectural and cultural landmarks, each accompanied by maps, photos, and stories researched and written by Logan Square locals.


    Pillars & Porticos is made possible by the generous support of Liberty Bank, Logan Square's community bank.


    The tour guide is now available to members of Logan Square Preservation at no cost.

    Not a Member? Join LSP today to receive the guide, and all the benefits of membership.

  • A Sneak Peek at the Tour...

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    A Neighborhood Guide

    to Historic Logan Square

    Maps, photos and stories for each site on the tour — with new research by Logan Square locals.

  • Do you want to be more Square Aware ?

    The Pillars & Porticos tour is now available, at no cost to current Logan Square Preservation members. The tour guide is available in PDF and mobile / online formats.


    Not a Member? Sign up Today!

  • Thank-you, Liberty Bank for supporting Pillars & Porticos, and historic Logan Square through the years.

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