• In the Spirit of Beverly Hills by Nancie Clare

In the Spirit of Beverly Hills by Nancie Clare

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Nancie Clare is a Los Angeles–based editor and writer with more than twenty years of experience covering Southern California culture. For more than a decade she was an editor at Los Angeles magazine and most recently was editor in chief of LA, Los Angeles Times Magazine.

With its dreamy mansions, sophisticated residents, world-renowned shopping, and legendary haunts, Beverly Hills is the epitome of the Hollywood mystique, wealth, and beauty. Originally established as a private residential community in the early twentieth century, Beverly Hills celebrates its centennial in 2014. From its larger-than-life denizens, including Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, and Lucille Ball; luxurious Rodeo Drive boutiques; and fabled addresses, such as the Beverly Hills Hotel, to its countless depictions in popular culture, In the Spirit of Beverly Hills explores the rich and glamorous heritage of this city that lies within Los Angeles. Completing this beautifully illustrated volume are can’t-miss historical attractions, shops, hotels, and restaurants for residents and visitors alike.

240 pages
180 illustrations
English language
Released in October 2013
W 19.48 x L 27.68 x D 2.48 cm
Hardcover with Jacket
ISBN: 9781614281542
0.907 kg

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