The Lily Pond and sign were built in 1907 when the city had only six houses and a few trees. Click here to explore Beverly Hills as it was in 1915.

Videos 

Enjoy our collection of rare videos and legendary stories about the history of Beverly Hills.

Follow the history of Beverly Hills as it evolved from a tiny desert oasis to the most famous small town in the world. 

Long before Rodeo Drive defined our town, Native Americans, Spanish settlers, and oil speculators called Beverly Hills home

From the rollicking Old West to "swimming pools and movie stars" here are some amazing images of early Beverly Hills

Click here to check out the Historical Society's upcoming events as well as photos from past soirees.