Win the Best Block Party Ever

Tell Your Neighbors About the BAPA Block Challenge— the Blocks With the Most BAPA Members Get a Porch Concert Party!

Bringing Out the Best 
in Our Community.

The Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) invites you to learn more about why we love where we live. One of Chicago’s oldest grass roots community organizations, BAPA has been serving the people, businesses and organizations of Beverly/Morgan Park for  75 years. With the help of our community partners, BAPA’s staff fosters a safe, friendly, diverse and family-oriented neighborhood that’s characterized by its fascinating history and outstanding architecture. Our close-knit community has top-notch schools, growing businesses, a thriving arts and culture scene, great home values and plentiful green spaces. Whether you’re a prospective resident, current neighbor or business owner looking for resources or referrals, BAPA can help.

Become a BAPA Monthly Donor

For 75 years BAPA has worked tirelessly to serve our neighbors and community. If you Love Where You Live, please support BAPA’s mission with a monthly gift. Become a monthly donor and receive a free Love Where You Live shirt!

June Local Lineup

The Local Lineup is your guide to local happenings all across the Beverly/ Morgan Park neighborhood! Find live music, local art exhibits, classes and workshops, fairs, festivals and more, all in your own backyard!

July is for Gardens

The Beverly/Morgan Park Garden Walk returns July 10! Step into some of the neighborhood’s most beautiful private gardens and hidden spaces as the beauty of summer begins its transformation into the vibrant colors of fall.

Raise Your Wands, Witches & Wizards! 

A magical celebration is coming July 21–24, 2022! The Beverly/Morgan Park Wizarding Weekend is an action-packed festival inspired by the Harry Potter books and films that highlights our local businesses and institutions. 

Love Where You Live

Beverly Hills/Morgan Park is the gem of Chicago’s South Side. You can’t beat our beautiful, historic homes, rich recreational and arts resources, or the hospitality of our neighbors.

BAPA is supported by membership donations from Beverly area residents and businesses, as well as grants. Learn more about how you can help BAPA continue its valuable work in our neighborhood.

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