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Beverly Hills. Sign, Rodeo Drive (Los Angeles, USA)

There is the richest area of ​​Los Angeles. The place where was filmed the famous TV series. Also there is one of the peaks of the "Golden Triangle" of California. These is a paradise for shopaholics, or as it is called, "a museum of world brands of clothes." All of this is modern Beverly Hills.

History of Beverly Hills. This area has always attracted with mild climate and fertile soils. The Tongwa Indians tribe who lived on it, called it "water retention". The first mention of Beverly Hills has been known since 1769. Then, the place was discovered by the Spanish pioneer and the first California governor Gaspar de Portola.

The territory of Beverly Hills had a ranch from the begin. The governor gave this land to the widow of the Spanish soldier Maria Rita Valdez Villa. After the Indian attack, Maria sold the land to other farmers. After that, the ranch has been three times resold. Twice, because the owners bankrupted because of the drought. The third one, because of the financial crisis ruined of owners' plans.

The good times started in 1900 in Beverly Hills. Name of Beverly Hills appeared than. Burton Greene and his partners bought the ranch and decided to look for oil here. Black gold, as a result, have not been found. However, they were the very optimistic people, so businessmens have decided to do a beautiful place here. Green hired a landscape architect Wilbur Cook, who created the famous wide Hills with a name Beverly Hills.

Celebrities who live in Beverly Hills. Celebrities began to settle in these hills in 1919. At that time, there lived Charlie Chaplin, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford. BH has started to develop as a city that offers luxury living conditions after the Second World War. This attracted even more rich people here from all over the world and celebrities. These days, people who live in Beverly Hills is Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher, Kim Kardashian, Steven Spielberg, Bruce Willis, Sylvester Stallone, Demi Moore.

Because of youth TV series "Beverly Hills 90210", all world knows a digit postcode of the area. However, in BH there are still 2 other indexes. There are 90211 and 90212.