Largely regarded as one of DC’s trendiest neighborhoods, the Logan Circle of today is far different than its past. This walkable neighborhood was mostly just farmland and wilderness prior to the mid-1800s.
The end of the 19th century, however, ushered in some Victorian-style homes that still stand along neighborhood streets today. By the early 20th century, Logan Circle had transformed itself once again, this time by taking on the moniker “Automobile Row”.
Logan Circle was best known at that time for its many car showrooms and garages, especially those lining 14th street. The neighborhood gained its current namesake in the early 1930s with a nod to a former Civil War commander with the last name of Logan.
Decades later, unrest in Logan Circle…