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Beverly is a neighborhood on Chicago's southwest side. Beverly is Community Area 72 of the 77 official city neighborhoods.

Beverly runs north from 107th St to 87th St. Its east - west boundaries are Beverly Ave (2000 W) north of 103rd St and Vincennes Ave south of 103rd St, west to Sacramento Ave (3000 W) and the city limits along California Ave (2800 W) and Western Ave (2400 W). Beverly's sub-neighborhoods includes East Beverly and West Beverly.

ZIP codes: 60643, 60655.

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Prices fall to $160K on new South Side homes

1344 W 107th St Chicago

It was just over two years ago to the day when we last visited a project that’s had various names over the years and is currently being called Beverly Ridge despite its Washington Heights location. When the project began, eight years ago, homes were priced from the high-$200s to the mid-$500s. Eighteen incomplete homes started ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 27, 2013
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A suburban classic in Beverly

10200 S Artesian

This 5-bedroom, 3 1/2 bath 2-story home, built in 2010, would fit perfectly into many a northwest suburban neighborhood. Its setting has a suburban aura, lushly landscaped and on a short cul-de-sac adjacent to a 13.2-acre park teeming with recreational activities. The home, despite its gestalt, is in a very urban environment, at 10200 S ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 9, 2013
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Tour Beverly homes this weekend and meet Jack Simmerling

Heritage Gallery Chicago video

This weekend marks the 42nd Annual Beverly Hills / Morgan Park Home Tour. Six private homes and a historic church will be open for viewing Sunday, May 20, from 11 to 5. Tickets for the tour are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. From 1 to 3 on Sunday you can meet artist ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 18, 2012
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Weak prices on homes featured during Beverly Week

Beverly Tudor Chicago

Five years ago YoChicago headed south to Beverly and Morgan Park for an week-long look at the neighborhoods, most of which are treated as one by the Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA). In keeping with its mission to preserve and promote the “Beverly Hills and Morgan Park community” as a culturally diverse “Village in the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 26, 2012
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Beverly, one of the best old house neighborhoods

9900 block, Longwood Dr

The April issue of This Old House magazine singles out Beverly as one of the nation’s “best old house neighborhoods” for 2012. This Old House, surprisingly for a national publication doing a nationwide story, gets much of what it writes about Beverly right. It does get some important things wrong, including the notion that Beverly’s ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 24, 2012
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No renaissance in sight at Beverly Ridge

Beverly Ridge video

Here’s a tip you can take to the bank: when the alderman’s wife is heading up sales for a new home development, the odds are high that the development shouldn’t have been done. And here’s another: when the city pops for an $11.6 million TIF to clean up a contaminated light industrial site and prep ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 24, 2011
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Estate-sale home in Beverly awaits ‘your magical touch’

10154 S Longwood Dr, Chicago

The people of Beverly love the old mansions overlooking Longwood Drive, so don’t be surprised if someone snatches up this hilltop home in short order. The 1889 Colonial-style home at 10154 S Longwood Dr was listed today as an estate sale priced at $600,000, $15,000 below its 2002 sale price. The three-story mansion, located on ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on April 18, 2011
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‘Space for everyone’ in a Rudolph Boehm home in Beverly

9038 S Claremont Ave, Chicago

Rudolph Boehm isn’t a name I see mentioned outside of Beverly. From what I gather, Boehm wasn’t a prominent architect, but he designed several well-regarded Tudor and split-level homes in the South Side neighborhood in the early to mid-20th century, including one, the AJ Doermann House at 9209 S Winchester Ave, that the Beverly Area ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on March 8, 2011
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Dennis Rodkin’s excellent adventures – walking Beverly

Beverly streetscape

  If you enjoy exploring Chicago on video you won’t want to miss Dennis Rodkin’s neighborhood videos, based on his Chicago Magazine focus on the 20 best towns and neighborhoods in Chicagoland. In this video he walks the Beverly area with CLTV’s Rochelle Vayo Adkinson. Scroll down to the bottom of the Chicago Tribune’s Communities ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 6, 2011
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New to the market: Twice the price for a quickly renovated Beverly home

9915 S Bell Ave, Chicago

This Tudor-style home at 9915 S Bell Ave in Beverly sold in July for $212,000, with the understanding that it needed some TLC. It originally was built as a duplex, but could make a good single-family with the right repairs, according to its old listing. Judging by the home’s new listing, that’s exactly what its ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on November 22, 2010
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Searching for stability in Chicago neighborhoods

A showplace in the 9900 block of Longwood Dr

Jeff Baird is a real estate valuation consultant based in Chicago. He founded Lakeshore Analytics to bring comprehensive, understandable housing data and analysis to Chicago-area readers. The site features a blog with free market news and charts, summary data on 20 top neighborhoods, and quarterly data subscriptions. If you look over charts of real estate ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on November 15, 2010
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From the field: They loaded up the truck and moved to Beverly (Chicago, that is)

A Realtor who keeps an eye on these kinds of things mentioned to me yesterday that he saw “a surprising amount” of activity in the Far South neighborhood of Beverly in the weeks leading up to the federal tax credit deadline. “Buyers seemed more interested in Beverly and Morgan Park than I’ve seen in the ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on May 14, 2010
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Sampling transit-friendly homes in Beverly and Morgan Park

Now that you’ve seen all of my Beverly / Morgan Park drive-around with Marcia Walsh, let’s look at some of the homes for sale in both neighborhoods. Metra’s Rock Island District line runs southwest through Beverly and Morgan Park on its way from the Loop to Joliet. Eight of the neighborhoods’ stations are located along ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on December 10, 2009
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The Walter Burley Griffin homes of Beverly

The final segment of my Beverly and Morgan Park drive-around features the homes of Griffin Place (formerly 103rd Place), site of the largest concentration of small Prairie-style houses in Chicago. Many of the homes on this street were designed by Walter Burley Griffin, who worked in Frank Lloyd Wright’s studio as a young architect and ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on December 10, 2009
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Exploring the variety of Beverly's homes

Part 4 of my driving tour through Beverly and Morgan Park with Marcia Walsh showcases the variety of home styles that line the neighborhoods’ streets, ranging from tight rows of bungalows to Queen Anne, Prairie School, and Renaissance Revival homes overlooking Longwood Drive.

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Posted by Joseph Askins on December 9, 2009
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Out of the city and into the woods: Driving Beverly's residential streets

Plant a newcomer down amidst the winding roads and rolling lawns of Beverly, and she’d have a hard time identifying the neighborhood as a part of Chicago. In the third segment from my video tour of this South Side neighborhood with Marcia Walsh of the Beverly Area Planning Association, we check out the homes near ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on December 8, 2009
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The retail heart of Beverly and Morgan Park

In the second segment from my video tour of Beverly and Morgan Park, I ride along with Marcia Walsh of the Beverly Area Planning Association down one of the main commercial corridors of both neighborhoods: the stretch of Western Avenue running between 95th and 115th streets.

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Posted by Joseph Askins on December 7, 2009
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Touring Beverly and Morgan Park, Part I

Two years ago, Joe Zekas shared footage of a leisurely Saturday drive through North Beverly on our YouTube channel. YoChicago hasn’t paid many visits to Beverly or its neighbor to the south, Morgan Park, since that time. I remedied that yesterday morning when I met up with Marcia Walsh, the coordinator of economic development at ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on December 3, 2009