Location: 2410 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60647, USA
Date: February 2014, updated May 2014
Report by Dan Marquardt
A new bar featuring over 25 pinball machines opened in Chicago on February 17th, 2014. Logan Arcade at located at 2410 W. Fullerton Ave, in the Logan Square community area.
The Logan Hardware store is now the Logan Arcade
Pins at Logan Arcade
Pins at Logan Arcade
The Logan Hardware record store nearby remains, with the arcade back room featuring ten classic pins.
Owner Jim Zespy has been collecting and restoring the pins in the Logan Arcade. His collection has a great selection of pin titles from the mid-1970s through 2011. The arcade is also loaded with classic video games.
Stern's George Gomez and Greg Freres with Logan Arcade owner Jim Zespy
One of Greg Freres' most popular titles sits in the middle of this block of games
Stern's Tron with the extremely cool Tron arcade game mod
The bar has many craft beers on tap, plus more beers in bottles and cans. The bar is 21 and over only.
The bar at Logan Arcade
Can you pass the sobriety test?
There is no cover charge and the games are either 25 or 50 cents. Many of the pins have deals if you buy extra credits.
Only 1 or 2 quarters per game
Abra Ca Dabra is nearly 40 years old, but still going strong
Logan Arcade is big on posting information and updates on their Facebook page at: facebook.com/LoganHardwareArcade.
UPDATE - May 2014
Logan's Hardware now has 30 pinballs.
The classy back room with more pins and video games
Here's the list:
• Abra Ca Dabra - Gottlieb
• Addams Family, The - Bally
• Bad Cats - Williams
• Dr. Dude - Bally
• Eight Ball Deluxe - Bally
• Elvira and the Party Monsters - Bally
• Embryon - Bally
• Faces - Sonic
• Flight 2000 - Stern
• Johnny Mnemonic - Williams
• Judge Dredd - Bally
• Firepower - Williams
• Galaxy - Stern
• Harlem Globetrotters on Tour - Bally
• Last Action Hero - Data East
• Mustang - Stern
• Pinbot - Williams
• Power Play, Bobby Orr's - Bally
• Radical - Bally
• Revenge From Mars - Bally
• Simpsons, The - Data East
• Space Shuttle - Williams
• Space Station - Williams
• Star Trek (Premium) - Stern
• Star Trek: The Next Generation - Williams
• Star Wars - Data East
• Terminator 2 - Williams
• Tron Legacy - Stern
• Twilight Zone - Bally
• Whitewater - Williams
A short delivery distance from the Stern factory to the Logan Arcade floor
for the new Mustang pin
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