Sunday’s New York Times Travel section directs the Cultured Traveler to “Where Words Took Shape: Saul Bellow’s Chicago.” The article touches on memories of the Russian-Jewish experience in Humboldt Park and Ukrainian Village of the 1920s — Saul Bellow’s Chicago — and guides travelers exploring “Augie March country” to room and board in the Logan Square community at:
- Ray’s Bucktown B&B on Leavitt;
- Fonda del Mar on Fullerton;
- Lula Café on Kedzie; and
- Takashi on Damen.
Fonda del Mar on
Fullerton Avenue in Logan Square
Lula Café on Kedzie Boulevard in Logan Square
Saul Bellow won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1976 among many other literary awards. But whether in pursuit of literary history, inspiration or genius, or just your native perspective on the neighborhood, the NYT article is a good reminder to guide visiting family and friends to Logan Square gems.