Clientele Luxury Global | Winter 2020

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With strong and rising property values, Beverly Hills is a landmark for the luxury lifestyle. While movies and television have turned it into a must-visit destination for tourists, the city – an independent municipality within Los Angeles with a population of roughly 35,000 – has the friendliness and well-run organization of a small town with the diversity of a big city, albeit one where luxury shopping and dining destinations are a quick drive away and you’ll occasionally spot well-known celebrities and athletes. Since the 1920s, stars finding fame in Hollywood have resided in Beverly Hills, and this context shapes its attractions, from lavish mansions to Rodeo Drive, the hub of the city and location of many internationally acclaimed restaurants and designer boutiques. For locals, popular attractions that have turned into social spots include museums like the Paley Center for Media, various art galleries off the beaten path, farmer’s markets, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, and Cañon Gardens, home to a summer concert series. Beyond attractions, Beverly Hills offers residents the best of both worlds: proximity to Los Angeles and its many destinations, while offering the amenities of a smaller city, including top-performing schools and independent police and fire departments. Its location, in everyday life, offers other assets: access to leading universities like USC and UCLA, the option to drive into the city to see a major sports team, and job opportunities in the growing tech sector of Silicon

Valley and Silicon Beach and the world’s entertainment capital. Yet, Beverly Hills’ communities provide a reprieve from its bustling tourist sites, and to create this atmosphere, many are closed off to the public. By the weekend, you can hike to see the beautiful mountain views of Franklin Canyon Park, located just outside of the city, or head to the beach in Malibu – popular as a second home destination for many Beverly Hills residents. ■

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS AMAZING CITY, CONTACT: Joyce Rey | Coldwell Banker Global Luxury 310-291-6646 | |