Beverly Hills Celebrates Centennial

The City of Beverly Hills will turn 100 on January 28, 2014! It is the 31st oldest of Los Angeles County’s 88 cities. The entire community is invited to an exciting year-long celebration comprised of tourism initiatives, regional events and community activities that will pay tribute to Beverly Hills’ past, present and future and promote the city’s brand on a global scale. As Beverly Hills preps to celebrate its 100th birthday, there are some unique promotions in store to kick off the countdown to the city’s centennial. One special event is call Suite 100, the city is working a hospitality promotion with five of its luxury hotel partners to offer specialty themed suites, each of which hearkens to a different era of the city, from the 1940s to the present day. The theme at the Montage Beverly Hills is “Film Noir” from the 1940s. At the Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows it’s “The Golden Age Inspired by Marilyn Monroe.” Monroe was a frequent hotel guest in the 1950s. The Beverly Hilton will put on a “Stylish, Sophisticated Sixties: A Re-Imagined Revolution” in its suite. L’Ermitage Beverly Hills is going for “The Era of Studio 54 – Fashion & Art Collide,” a mid-1970s disco, Warhol and Halston look. The Peninsula Beverly Hills’ theme is “The Birth of Modern Glamour,” designed with the looks of recent decades. Guests who stay or groups that reserve the specialty suites will be treated to a comprehensive experience that may include accompanying vintage automobiles for use around the city; vintage periodicals and other special touches in each suite; and personal concierge service that parallels each respective decade. Check out more with pictures: