Beverly Hills Flats
BEVERLY HILLS FLATS In spite of the city’s name, most residents live in the “ flats” of Beverly Hills , a relatively flat land that includes all of Beverly Hills south of Sunset Blvd . The houses in the hills north of Sunset Boulevard have a much higher value than average houses in the re st of Beverly Hills, and the most expensive houses in Beverly Hills are all in the hills. Santa Monica Boulevard divides the “flats” into two areas, locally known as “Nor th or South of the tracks,” referring to the train tracks that were once used by the old Pacific Electric streetcar line that traversed Beverly Hills along Santa Monica Blvd. Houses south of Wilshire have more urban square and rectangular lots, in general smaller than those to the north. There are also more apartment buildings south of Wilshire Blvd than anywhere else in Beverly Hills, and the average house value south of Wilshire is the lowest in Beverly Hills.