About Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills, CA has come to be synonymous with wealth and power, conjuring images of palm tree-lined roads, upscale boutiques, and lavish mansions behind massive gates. It may be America’s most famous zip code, but it’s also one of the most misunderstood. Look beyond the glitz and glamour, and you’ll find a small and tight-knit community spanning just 5.71 square miles. The city is home to over 35,000 residents (as of 2020 U.S. Census estimates), many of whom have been here for generations.

Bordered by West Hollywood to the east, Franklin Canyon Park and Santa Monica Mountains National Recreational Area to the north, Los Angeles Country Club to the west, and Hillcrest Country Club to the south, the city is located roughly nine miles from Los Angeles.


The coveted Beverly Hills lifestyle is relaxed, elegant, and effortless. Here’s what you need to know about daily life and leisure in the city.

Parks and Recreation

Residents have access to clean and well-maintained green spaces, including:

  • Beverly Gardens Park
  • Virginia Robinson Gardens
  • Greystone Mansion & Gardens

The sunny year-round weather and the fresh, clean air encourage outdoor activities and physical exercise among residents.


The city is served by the Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD). Residents send their children to the following schools:


Diners can choose from a wonderful selection of award-winning restaurants that serve Greek, Italian, Japanese, Vietnamese, and New American cuisine, just to name a few.

The food scene is known for a high concentration of celebrity chef-owned restaurants on the West Coast, including Maude by Curtis Stone and Spago by Wolfgang Puck.

Aside from the established names in fine dining, residents also have access to yet-undiscovered Beverly Hills restaurants and mom-and-pop eateries

Beverly Hills is a famed shopping destination, with high-end brands like Balenciaga, Marc Jacobs, Isabel Marant, and Diane Von Furstenberg offering the latest in fashion.

  • Rodeo Drive
  • Melrose Avenue
  • South Beverly Drive

You’ll also find an eclectic mix of independent fashion brands and locally owned boutiques in Beverly Hills, CA.

Some of Beverly Hills’ most famous landmarks include:

  • Rodeo Drive
  • Melrose Avenue
  • Beverly Hills Hotel
  • Stahl House
  • Schindler House

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