History

Beverly Hills is more than its glamorous image. Long before Burton Green envisioned a garden community of tree-lined streets and elegant homes, Native Americans, Spanish explorers, and oil speculators were among those who figured prominently in the history of the city.  To learn more about how Beverly Hills came to be, click on "History," above.

Image & Video Gallery

From the rollicking Old West to "swimming pools and movie stars," images of early Beverly Hills amaze. To view archival images, including postcards and photos of the early city, landmarks, gardens, and lost treasures, and access our YouTube Channel, click on "image gallery," above.

100 Years, 100 Stories

The Beverly Hills Historical Society invites anyone with memories and memorabilia of growing up, living or working in Beverly Hills to contribute to its official centennial video project, "Beverly Hills: 100 YEARS, 100 STORIES." Preserve your experience as part of the City's historical record. Click here for more information.