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Beverly Hills

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  • What makes this a good place to live? What are the downsides?

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I love BH!!!!! School is great too. Horace Mann is outstanding!!!!!!L!L

— Holly
September 24, 2012 at 5:34 p.m.

I love the neighborhood I live in...very quiet and family oriented. It's beautiful, well cared for, not too far from parks, grocery stores, and other shopping. Beverly Hills is awesome!

— Carl
August 12, 2012 at 3:25 a.m.

After coming from the Dyckman Projects in NYC this is truly HEAVEN.

— gerard pawling
April 13, 2012 at 2:54 p.m.

Beautifully serene, relatively safe, and a prestigious & astute investment. Yet insincere and superficial. Individual sense of privacy does not translate to friendly neighbors or sense of community. Love the area, tolerate the people,

— BH Lifer
July 15, 2011 at 2:48 a.m.

I have no idea what Joe and Tom are talking about. I lived in BH and every part (except maybe the very southern part) is very glitzy. Denver hit it right on.

— jeez
July 8, 2011 at 4:52 p.m.

I moved to the 90211 zip code area last summer for my son's high school education. It's worth every penny. I had lived in Windsor Square and in some ways both areas are comparable. But BH has certain advantages: more small businesses, a community vibe, and the cleanliness is remarkable. Why live anywhere else?

— Michael Greer
April 7, 2011 at 11:47 a.m.

5.7 Squ. miles surrounded by reality...

— Denver
August 15, 2010 at 4:12 p.m.

BH is the most walkable neighborhood in LA, and the pedestrians- both locals and tourists- give it a different feel than any other hood in the county. Get away from Rodeo and Beverly and you would not suspect were in a famous place- its a quiet, lovely, and mostly modest place to live

— Joe
June 7, 2010 at 4:11 p.m.

Beverly Hills has a great small-town feel to it. Your neighbors are friendly and local shopkeepers will greet you by name. People have the idea that BH is all about the glitz- Rodeo Drive and Neiman Marcus. It's that but it's also Crescent Drive and Mom-and-Pop stores like the BH Market and Pioneer Hardware. There's a reason that families stay here for generations.

— Tom
June 7, 2010 at 11:02 a.m.

Beverly Hills

is a city in the Westside region of Los Angeles County.
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Beverly Hills is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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