BARCC Leadership

President & Commercial Development Liaison
Mell Monroe

Records Chair & Condominium Liaison Director
Angela Higginbotham-Monroe

Advisor, Marketing Liaison
Jim Oliver

Marketing & Brand Development Liaison
James Coxworth

Culinary Arts & Events Liaison
Chef Cliff Rome

Welcome to the Authentic South Side

The Historic Bronzeville neighborhood is located 5 miles away from downtown, situated between the South Loop and Hyde Park communities, walking distance to Lakeshore Drive, numerous beaches and a leading contributor to America’s music history, architectural magnificence and boasts some of Chicago’s most unique landmarks. Bronzeville holds the largest convention center in North America, and is three miles away from world class universities, state of the art museums and accessibility to many lakefront amenities with extraordinary bicycle paths.

Chicago Bronzeville Tours

Bronzeville Area Residents' and Commerce Council invites you to join us this year to take part in our Annual Historic Bronzeville Home Tour. This tour consists of homes and/or churches that are of vintage and contemporary style in architecture and layout.

As BARCC begins another year, we continue to organize and implement many community projects that promote the neighborhood. The Historic Home Tour's primary mission is to showcase the Bronzeville community and to encourage others to consider Bronzeville as a place to call home.

Become a Home Tour Sponsor
May we count on your support? Your donation will underwrite expenses for the Vintage H Bronzeville Historic Home Tour. We have developed and listed several opportunities whereby your company may underwrite and make in-kind contributions to our event.

Click Here for more information about our levels of sponsorship and the benefits of your support.

Previous Home Tour Photos and Sponsors

Above are pictures of our 2006 Home Tour.

Diamond Sponsors

Illinois Service Federal BankBerry Hill Construction
Silver Sponsors

Shore Bank 
Northern Trust Bank
Additional Sponsors
Citizens for Pat Dowell
Beckham Transit

Kenneth Dunkin

Through sponsorships last year, BARCC was able to make a sizable contribution to Project Butterfly. Project Butterfly is a Bronzeville organization that mentors to African American girls 11-17 as they transition through life.

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