I believe…I will… I believe success is the result of intelligent effort and does not depend upon luck, sharp practice, or double crossing friends or fellowmen. I believe I will get out of life exactly what I put into it; therefore, I will be careful to conduct myself towards others…
The era’s most glamorous couple, Mary Pickford & Douglas Fairbanks, led the wave of movie stars into Beverly Hills and built their mansion on Summit Dr.
9/11 Memorial and the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts are built which includes the 1933 Beverly Hills Post Office.
The Paley Center for Media opens. The Paley Center comprises mostly screening rooms, including two full-sized theaters instead of artifacts and memorabilia.
The city’s reputation as a haven for the renowned, locale for grand homes, center of luxury shopping, and go-to place for fine dining spread worldwide with the production of films and television series set within it. In 1956, Trousdale estates was annexed to Beverly Hills.
There was rapid development in Beverly Hills post WWII with Rodeo Drive and the commercial district known as golden triangle as the focus.
To further its’ independence, the Beverly Hills City Hall was constructed and modeled in a Spanish Renaissance style. The Beverly Hills post office was established and an extension of Santa Monica Park, now called Beverly Gardens Park was created. The famous Electric Fountain was installed, featuring a central pillar atop…
Edward L. Doheny completed the Greystone Mansion as a wedding gift for his son. By now, celebrities played an important role to civic life.
The City was incorporated in 1914.
The Beverly Hills hotel was built to draw interest from buyers in slow market. The hotel became the center of community life, serving as theater, meeting place and church.