About Beverly Branch

Neighborhoods Served

  • Beverly Hills
  • Morgan Park


  • Beverly Branch opened June 8, 2009.
  • Architectural features include cathedral ceilings and clerestory windows.
  • The branch features environmentally sustainable construction under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System developed by the U.S. Green Building Council.


  • Beverly Branch features artwork funded through the Percent for Art Ordinance administered by the City of Chicago Public Art Program:
    • a bronze sculpture entitled "Two Lovers" by Virginia Ferrari
    • a series of oil on canvas paintings entitled "Faces of Change" by Tim Anderson
    • five small and two large oil pieces on shaped birch entitled "Clerestory Suite" by Brian Ritchard
    • two archival ink jet prints entitled "Imaginary Play" by Cecil McDonald Jr.