Incorporated in 1914, Beverly Hills is home to some of the most affluent people in the world. The residential community has been popular with the entertainment community and is and has been home to many famous actors, musicians, directors, producers, agents and more. The natural beauty of the area, its Mediterranean climate, and central location within Los Angeles make Beverly Hills a very desirable place to own a home. High end restaurants and a vibrant social scene combined with a unique boutique shopping experience in and around the famous Rodeo Drive make Beverly Hills a preferred destination for the worlds most fabulous people.
The Beverly Hills Unified School District includes four K-8 schools including Hawthorne, El Rodeo, Beverly Vista, and Horace Mann, and two high schools, Beverly Hills High School and Moreno High School. There are also several private schools including the Good Shepard K-8 school part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Beverly Hills Prep, Emanuel Academy of Beverly Hills, Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy, and Page Private School.
Dining and Shopping
Some of LA’s greatest eateries call Beverly Hills home including the Mastros Steakhouse, Japanese restaurant Urasawa and a host of other delicious traditional and trend setting spots. Local shopping includes the ultra chic neighborhood surrounding Rodeo Drive and dozens of local eateries, coffee shops, and area services. To locate the services closest to the Beverly Hills home you’re interested in simply select the the property on the map and look for the Walk Score on the bottom of the property details page. You’ll see icons for drugstores, restaurants, city services, transportation, and more.
Beverly Hills nightlife includes a variety of bars and clubs within a short distance from your new home. The Grand Havana Room has two locations in New York and on North Canon Drive in Beverly Hills. As you would expect this favorite of cigar enthusiasts requires membership. Sidebar on Wilshire Boulevard is the lounge adjacent to Wolgang Puck’s restaurant “Cut” inside the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills, a Four Seasons Hotel while The Roof Garden enjoys dramatic views and full dining along with a cozy fire pit atop the Peninsula Hotel on Santa Monica Boulevard. Outside of piano players and lounge acts in the swanky hotel bars you’ll find cinema’s, live music venues and dancing within a short drive of Beverly Hills.
Parks and Recreation
Beverly Hills has five mini parks and ten larger parks with baseball and soccer fields, tennis courts, walking and jogging tracks and green space to walk the dog or share a picnic. Follow this link to visit the Beverly Hills City Parks website for details including maps, services, hours of operation, and city programs.
Beverly Hills is dissected by three major streets running East/West and on that runs North/South. Of the East/West streets the northernmost is Sunset Boulevard. ‘Sunset’ is the most picturesque with its curving winding turns and also the longest and most indirect route. Route 2, Santa Monica Boulevard, is the largest of the the three and outside of rush hour the most direct route to the US 405 Freeway for points North and South, Santa Monica and the ocean to the West or Route 101, “The 101”, to the East. There is bus service and subway stops are expected in the 2020’s.