“Beverly Hills” is named after Beverly Farms in Beverly, Massachusetts, named from Beverley “beaver-lake,” in East Yorkshire, England, and because of the hills in the area. Originally a Mexican ranch where lima beans were grown, Beverly Hills was incorporated in 1914. It’s very rich and romantic history includes Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford’s “Pickfair” on Summit Drive, Paul Trousdale acquiring the Doheny Ranch to create the Trousdale Estates, and Greystone Mansion, a 55-room mansion meant as a wedding present for his son Edward L. Doheny, Jr. Now a designated historical landmark, along with the Beverly Hills Hotel, Rodeo Drive and the Will Rogers Memorial Park.
Beverly Hills is bordered on the northwest by Bel-Air and the Santa Monica Mountains, on the east by West Hollywood, and on the south by Beverlywood. When it comes to beauty and luxury, few Los Angeles neighborhoods compare to Beverly Hills. Home to celebrities, CEO’s, and some of the entertainment industries finest, Beverly Hills encompasses the ultimate dream of fame and success. Embracing uniqueness in architecture, you can find everything from Art Nouveau to classic Spanish Colonial mansions.
The city stands out because it offers both a city ambience, as well as an easygoing residential feeling. Globally known as a high-end shopping paradise and home of the rich and famous. Beverly Hills features some of the best hotels in the world, amazing fine dining, beautiful parks, and exceptional local shopping along Rodeo Drive.
If Gogo boots, mod dresses and beehive hair dos are your inspiration, then the Nancy Sinatra house above Beverly Hills has answered your prayers. At the intersection of Hollywood Regency and Mid Century, this house is quintessential 60’s kitsch and glam. The picture-perfect swimming pool is accented by classic green and white awning trim around the roofline. Parquet floors, antiqued mirrors, and a double-sided floating fireplace provide the setting for a martini-fueled celebrity bash.
We know the time capsule phrase gets bandied around a bit too much. But we think you’ll agree, this Beverly Hills architectural home is quite the specimen. Original rugs, wall coverings and sculptures are ever present while perusing thru this home. We applaud the owners for perfecting the intersection of luxury and mid-century over the past 60 years. And, we can finally have that pink and green bathroom.
The elusive architectural A-Frame. We tend to think of these homes dotting the Big Bear landscape in Southern California. The rare original owner modernist A-Frame in the city can be a site to behold.
Beverly Hills Buff and Hensman the Esacove House, 1970. The architectural team of Buff and Hensman was responsible for some of L.A.’s most iconic architecture as evident in the hundreds of houses they built around the SoCal region.
This Beverly Hills architectural home appears to be spreading its wings to show off all it’s glory. Located on a prime lot of almost 30,000 square feet, this Restored Trousdale mid-century masterpiece hovering on a promontory with massive unobstructed city to ocean views. One of the best views in Trousdale.
Beautifully reimagined contemporary Beverly Hills pool home in a serene, and private cul-de-sac in lower BHPO. After over a year of meticulous renovation, this residence is sure to impress with high-quality finishes and design.
Beverly Hills Contemporary Residence by Richard Dorman AIA redefined and rebuilt luxury paradise behind the gates just north of Sunset. This Xanadu private oasis boasts nearly 20,000 square feet of land and the most zen-like 3,409 square foot residence.
Characteristic Wallace Neff home, immaculately restored and revamped for today’s ultra-modern and luxurious lifestyle. A dramatic two-story formal living room features hand-painted cathedral ceilings and a romantic fireplace looking out towards delightfully landscaped patios and gardens.
Originally built in 1960, this newly designed Beverly Hills Spanish Contemporary estate is sited in the core of Beverly Hills. It’s moments away from all the best that Beverly Hills has to offer.
Initially designed by celebrated Mid Century Modern architect Gregory Ain in 1953, the Feldman Residence has been revitalized. This superb modern estate boasts a luxurious and secluded peacefulness throughout on just under an acre of lush grounds up the street from the famed Beverly Hills Hotel.
Beverly Crest Mid Century Modern home by Buff & Hensman, the Roth Residence, 1963. Famously photographed by the renowned Julius Shulman, and widely published, this stunning home was originally commissioned by the grandparents of our very own Los Angeles City Mayor.
This classic, gated Beverly Hills Mid Century Modern home in prime location has been stunningly re-imagined, blending modern touches with enduring architectural appeal.
This 1950 mid-century home was originally designed by Victor Gruen architect. Along with his fellow Austrian born architects, Neutra and Schindler, Gruen emigrated to the United States during the war. The architectural home is a bit of a departure for Gruen as he specialized in commercial buildings. It was suggest by The New Yorker that he “may well have been the most influential architect of the 20th century” as he was considered to have designed the first outdoor mall.
Location, Location, Location. This Beverly Hills Mid-Century home is one block from the Beverly Hills hotel and moments to Rodeo Drive. The mid-century modern residence has been meticulously remodeled and reimagined for today’s lifestyle. The custom stonework continues seamlessly through the gated circular drive, past a water feature and through the foyer.
Trousdale Estates living at its best in this Trousdale Estates Mid Century home! This famed enclave is known for sprawling homes and vast city views.
Fawn over this Beverly Hills contemporary architectural. This stunning modern built home is located in “Billionaire’s Row.” The home offers both city and ocean views. With a nod to the masters of modern design, this home exudes classic touches coupled with modern refinement.