L.A. Real Estate, 101:Bel-Air vs. Beverly Hills
By Adam Rosenfeld / Mercer Vine
Welcome to Los Angeles, the entertainment capital of the world. Here, you’ll find elegant properties with breathtaking views stretching from The San Fernando Valley to the Pacific Ocean and back.
On the Westside, you’ll encounter some of the wealthiest neighborhoods – Bel-Air, Holmby Hills and Beverly Hills just to name a few. Bel-Air is a lightly populated residential district founded in 1923, home to the famed Bel-Air Country Club and Hotel Bel-Air. The area is split into three main neighborhoods: East Gate Old Bel-Air, West Gate Bel-Air and Upper Bel-Air. Each contains high-end estates built on expansive lots. Meanwhile, Holmby Hills is an affluent neighborhood in the district of Westwood, bordering Beverly Hills on the east, Bel-Air on the north and home to both Holmby Park and De Neve Square Park. Further to the east sits Beverly Hills, a high-profile city known to house A-list celebrities and iconic locations including Rodeo Drive, the Beverly Hills Hotel and the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Together, these neighborhoods make up The Platinum Triangle. […] Continue reading on page 70