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East Logan Street Historic District

Philadelphia City, Philadelphia County, PA


Historic Home on Logan Avenue, Philadelphia

Photo: Home at 39 East Logan Street, Germantown; built circa 1800 with major alterations circa 1890 and 1910; photo by wikipedia username:smallbones, 2010, own work, public domain, Listed on the National Register as "Fisher's Lane" in 1980; creative commons, public domain, accessed June, 2021.


East Logan Street [†] is a 19th century suburban development comprised of 29 parcels containing a combined total of collection of 30 structures that includes single‑family detached houses, carriage houses, garages, outbuildings, semi-detached houses and one industrial building.

Running along a curvilinear east-west axis, the East Logan Street district is anchored on the western end by the Hood Cemetery. Located at the corner of East Logan Street and Germantown Avenue, the cemetery serves a dual purpose as the gateway to the neighborhood and providing a calming transition from the busy commercial character of the Avenue to the quiet of the residential neighborhood. On the eastern end the district extends to Stenton Avenue.

The houses on East Logan represent at variety of styles and are arranged along the street to create a stylistic romantic landscape. The majority of houses date from the early-to-mid 19th century, but the neighborhood also contains a collection of late-Victorian and early 20th century buildings that have been well incorporated into the streetscape.

Fisher's Lane, Carl F. Doebly, 1978, nomination document, National Register of Historic Places, Washington, D.C.

Street Names
Logan Street East