Beverly Hills is surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. Originally a Spanish ranch where lima beans were grown, Beverly Hills was incorporated in 1914 by a group of investors who had failed to find oil, but found water instead and eventually decided to develop it into a town. Today Beverly Hills has one of the most famous zip codes in the world, attracting the cities most elite in entertainment and business. It also boasts some of the best retail and restaurants in the country, making it an idyllic place to work and play. Residents are afforded unparalleled access to the very best. You will find Grand estates on manicured lots, protected grounds for greater privacy, shielding high-profile owners from prying eyes.