Beverly, Chicago

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Beverly is one of the 77 community areas of Chicago, Illinois. It is located on the South Side on the southwestern edge of the city.

Sparsely settled in the middle of the 19th century. Its position on the ridge allowed the community to become an exclusive streetcar suburb, and the homes and large lots reflect this historic distinction. Beverly is located on the highest elevation in Chicago.[1]

The neighborhood's roots are largely English and Protestant but is now home to a large Irish-American/Catholic community and many Irish establishments.

In the 2016 presidential election, Beverly cast 6,384 votes for Hillary Clinton and cast 1,850 votes Donald Trump.[2]

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  1. Grossman, James R., Ann Durkin Keating and Janice L. Reiff (1996). The Encyclopedia of Chicago. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. p. 77. ISBN 0226310159.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. Ali, Tanveer (November 9, 2016). "How Every Chicago Neighborhood Voted In The 2016 Presidential Election". Chicago, Illinois: Archived from the original on March 17, 2017. Retrieved March 16, 2017.