Renovation of a Classic 
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DETAILS

LocationBeverly Hills, , California United States
ClientGensler
Size12 acres

Serving as the symbolic heart of the City of Beverly Hills, the Beverly Hills Hotel is synonymous with its gardens. After 80 years of high use, the hotel needed complete rebuilding and modernization. The goal of the reconstruction was to preserve and restore the historic gardens while adding new public and private outdoor spaces around the southern and western sides of the hotel. SWA was in charge of the landscape planning of the garden restoration and landscape redesign of outdoor spaces.

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