Welcome to Beverly Hills
A world-famous city with world-class dining, shopping, and properties.
Easily the most famous ZIP Code in the state of California, there is truly no other place like the 90210. Beverly Hills offers a full mix of residential properties and city living with close proximity to top-rated schools, world-class dining and shopping, and the commercial heart of Los Angeles. There is so much history in this small township, which residents fully embrace.
Named in 1906 after the developer’s hometown of Beverly, Massachusetts, the neighborhood soon became a hub for the glitz and glitter of 1920s Hollywood after The Beverly Hills Hotel was erected on Sunset Boulevard by Burton Green. It became an independent city in 1914 and is still recognized as one today, despite being in the heart of Los Angeles. Some notable previous residents include Desi Arnaz, Lucille Ball, Betty White, Mary Pickford, George Gershwin, and James Stewart.
Nowadays Beverly Hills is still home to the rich and famous, but it also offers a lively mix of both quiet residential areas and bustling city energy. It is one of the most sought-after ZIP Codes in America, so any home purchase here is a top-dollar investment.
What to Love
- Centrally located in Los Angeles and close to the commercial city center
- World-class dining and shopping
- Access to top-rated schools
- Historic high-end apartments and condos
- Sprawling estates in the world’s most famous ZIP Code
People and Lifestyle
By and large, this is an affluent city with a mix of young and older residents. You’ll find lots of high-rise apartment buildings closer to the city center and more sprawling estates up past Sunset Boulevard. It’s a diverse and culturally rich city, and homeowners hail from almost every continent in the world.
Many families choose to live in Beverly Hills because of its proximity to highly rated schools such as Harvard Westlake or Beverly Hills High. Many young professionals opt to live in Beverly Hills if their office is based in Century City, which is just a couple of miles west.
Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping
There is no shortage of fabulous restaurants or opulent shops in Beverly Hills — the city is known worldwide for its incredible Rodeo Drive and bevy of eateries. For a special occasion, Mirame offers a Michelin-starred take on contemporary Mexican food in a posh setting. For prime steak and seafood, Mastros is the ultimate go-to for any big date night. Any resident will also recommend local favorite Spago, where you’re bound to spot a celebrity enjoying their authentic Italian fare, or Nobu, the world-class sushi restaurant on La Cienega.
Rodeo Drive has every designer and high-end boutique you can imagine, including Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Saint Laurent, and Balmain. For a wider array of shops, the Century City Mall is just a couple of blocks west and has fantastic dining and shopping options like Apple, Lululemon, Nordstrom, and Kendra Scott.
Things To Do
A day spent shopping or walking around Rodeo Drive is sure to be a blast, while plenty of people love doing staycations at the nearby The Beverly Hills Hotel or Hotel Bel-Air. Indulging at The Peninsula Hotel’s spa is a go-to special treat, and many residents join The Los Angeles Country Club nearby for golf or The Griffin Club for tennis and swimming.
Beverly Hills offers top-rated public school options as well as some elite private schools. Horace Mann Elementary, Beverly Vista Middle, and Beverly Hills High School all operate under the public school system — the high school is particularly beloved by students and is a top-rated public school in the state. Harvard-Westlake is the area’s premier college preparatory school (and equally tough to get into!) but is the main draw for families in the area. Good Shepherd Catholic School serves as the neighborhood’s parochial school as well as Hillel Hebrew Academy.