In 2014 Beverly Hills celebrated 100 years of cityhood and a glamorous history that began with the arrival of the movie stars. It all started with Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford and their famous mansion, Pickfair – an 18-acre estate designed by architect Wallace Neff. Neff is responsible for developing the regions distinct architectural style referred to as "California" style. As a student of architect Ralph A. Cram he drew his inspiration mainly from the Spanish and Mediterranean architectural styles. Today’s famous Neff-style fans include a lot of movie stars and industry people.
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