Logan Circle is a traffic circle, neighborhood, and historic district located in Washington D.C., in the United States. Situated in the north west quadrant of the city, this primarily residential neighborhood offers several historic landmarks and homes listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Logan Circle is the only major downtown circle that has stayed completely residential. The Logan Circle neighborhood is bordered by S Street, 10th Street, 16th Street, and M Street. Logan Traffic Circle is at the intersection of 13th Street, P Street, Rhode Island Avenue, and Vermont Avenue. The center of the circle features wooden benches, decorative lampposts, an iron fence, and concrete sidewalks.
The area surrounding Logan Circle offer a variety of retailers, restaurants, art galleries, live theater, and nightlife venues. These include the bar Number Nine, a Whole Foods Market two blocks away, and the Logan Circle Historic District. The Logan Circle Historic District features eight-blocks that surround the circle. This district is home to 135 late-19th-century residences that are predominantly Late Victorian and Richardsonian Romanesque in style. Near Logan Circle you will find office buildings that feature serviced offices.
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Other areas of note near Logan Circle include the Fourteenth Street Historic District. This neighborhood features 765 historically significant properties as they represent residential and commercial development resulting from one of the earliest streetcar lines in Washington DC. The ‘Watermelon House’ is an unofficial neighborhood landmark that features a watermelon mural painted on the side of a 19th-century residence. Dining options near Logan Circle include a very popular Thai restaurant named Thaitanic, Cork Wine Bar, American Pub Logan Tavern is a favorite in the area, Estadio serves Spanish food and Tapas, and Churchkey is a Gastropub that is favoured by the locals.
The nearest major airport to Logan Circle is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Featuring international and domestic flights, the airport is located 4 miles from the center of Washington, DC. Other airports in the area include Washington Dulles International Airport and the Baltimore - Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Public transportation in the area includes bus and metro service. U street metro station and Shaw metro are the closet metro stations in the area.