BAPA strengthens the community.

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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  more than 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.

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Join the BAPA Teen Service Corps

The BAPA Teen Service Corps meets again on Sunday, December 10, at noon. Local teens in grades 7–12, join us! You'll learn the importance of community and engagement while also developing valuable leadership skills.

Honoring Pat Stanton

As we mourn the passing of longtime community leader Pat Stanton, we invite you to read a tribute from former Villager Editor Grace Kuikman. She honors the legacy of his family's work to preserve and promote Beverly/Morgan Park.

Let's Walk Together

This Sunday morning at 9 am, residents of Beverly/Morgan Park are invited to participate in a Unity Walk starting at 103rd & Longwood. The walk is a symbol of our solidarity and our love for our neighbors in the wake of recent crime.

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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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