Title supplied by cataloger. Developed by Conrad Hilton and designed by Welton Becket, the Beverly Hilton Hotel opened in 1953 on a 8.9-acre lot. In 1987, the hotel was sold to entertainer Merv Grfiffin for $100.2 million dollars. 16 years later, in 2003, Griffin sold it for $130 million dollars. The hotel boasts of 570 rooms, 101 suites, 3 restaurants, and 7 floors. It has hosted the Golden Globe Awards since 1961. Aerial view of the Beverly Hilton Hotel, located at 9876 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, with the J.W. Robinson Store adjacent to it; view is looking northwest at the south side of the hotel. Welton Becket and Associates were the architects for the Hilton Hotel; William L. Pereira was the architect for J.W. Robinson. Santa Monica Boulevard is visible in the foreground of the densly populated area. Photograph dated January 28, 1956.
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Beverly Hilton Hotel (Beverly Hills, Calif.) J. W. Robinson Co Streets--California--Beverly Hills Hotels--California--Beverly Hills Dwellings--California--Beverly Hills Department stores--California--Beverly Hills Beverly Hills (Calif.)--Aerial views Beverly Hills (Calif.) Aerial photographs Pereira, William L.,1909-1985