Celebrating 75 years of Loving Where We Live

This year will mark the 75th anniversary of the Beverly Area Planning Association’s work in our Beverly/ Morgan Park neighborhood, join us as we celebrate our history and build our community for the future!

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 nearly 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.

Free Speaker Series for Teens Continues Feb. 16

The second installment of The Professional ABCs, a series of interactive, fun discussions designed to prepare them for success in the professional world, will discuss what a network is, how you build it, and the rates of return you receive from it.

Ridge Run 2022 is Monday, May 30!

BAPA’s 44th Ridge Run will return to Memorial Day this year. The 10K, 5K and Youth Mile races and the Beverly/Morgan Park Memorial Day Parade are set for Mon., May 30, and runners, walkers and marchers of all Ride Run registration is open now. People who register for the 10K, 5K and 10K + 5K Challenge by 11:59 p.m., Mon., Feb. 28 save $5 when they use the code earlybird2022.

BAPA Hosts Cultivate Your Success Business Workshop

Set up 2022 to be your best year in business! In this half-day event, learn our 5 step planning process, use it to shape your own business plan for 2022, and engage in small groups with other business owners to give and receive feedback to come away with the vision, plan, and strategies you’ll need to lead your team in making 2022 your best year yet.

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.

Thanks to Our Sponsors