Beverly Hills is the most iconic neighborhood in Los Angeles—and possibly the country. Known as the ultimate playground for the wealthy and famous, the neighborhood and its renowned zip code, 90210, have been featured prominently in pop culture in movies like Pretty Woman and the popular song, “Beverly Hills,” by Weezer.
But the neighborhood is more than its glamorous mansions and Michelin-starred restaurants. It’s also a wonderful place to live, central to the cities of LA and Hollywood. You’ll love walking around the establishments that call this neighborhood home, each one offering best-in-the-world service and pristine facilities.
Homes are expansive and range in architectural style. Tall gates, walls, or hedges form a protective barrier around homes to offer privacy and security.
- The residential crowd is made up of… huge mansions in modern, Spanish, or Greek Revival styles. Many homes have plenty of green space or large lawns hidden behind a border of hedges.
- The lifestyle offered is… glamorous and exclusive. Homes, restaurants, and other establishments provide the pinnacle of luxury to residents. And as much as tourists flock to the area, homes are strategically made to be private.
- The most popular type of building you’ll find is… imposing mansions in a variety of architectural styles.
- The average home price is… $3.5 million.
- The area’s greatest highlight is… the glamorous lifestyle that comes with the zip code. If you want to level-up the luxury in your life (even beyond just your home), Beverly Hills is the neighborhood to move to.
- The area’s best driving distance getaway is… the Santa Monica mountains, right in your backyard. The area offers escapist hiking and even a few stables for horseback riding through the hills.
- The best spot to dine fancy is… Cut. This steakhouse is known around the nation as one of the best spots for meat connoisseurs. It’s located in The Beverly Wilshire Hotel and owned by Chef Wolfgang Puck.
- The best spot to find entertainment is… Melrose Avenue. This is a destination for entertainment, dining, shopping, and people-watching, with everything from mouth-watering restaurants like Gracias Madre to art spaces like the MOCA Pacific Design Center.
- The best spot to go shopping is… Rodeo Drive (did you really have to ask?). This street is truly iconic, featuring more couture retail than you can count.