The Robinson Estate & Gardens, Beverly Hills
In collaboration with the La Jolla Garden Club
Visit 4 of the Virginia Robinson Gardens and a portion of the Robinson Estate which is on the National Register of Historical Places.
The Virginia Robinson Gardens is a unique historic estate, a cultural jewel that transports the visitor back to the birthplace of Beverly Hills. Built in 1911, it was once the residence of retail giants Virginia and Harry Robinson (of the Robinson department stores) and now occupies an illustrious place in history as the first luxury estate built in Beverly Hills. Located behind the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel, the beautiful six-acre property contains a breathtaking display garden, mansion and pool pavilion. A favorite destination for both local and international visitors, the property attracts a varied audience, from those interested in the history of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills to people who appreciate beautiful gardens and traditional design.
The visit includes a 90-minute docent led tour. Lunch to be enjoyed as a group at a nearby restaurant.
Please note: Individuals must be mobile to sign up. No wheelchairs, canes, walkers, etc., nor pets are permitted at the Robinson Gardens.
Wednesday, April 26. Depart 7:30am. Return approximately 5:00pm.
$90/LJCC and LJGC Members, $110/NM. Excludes lunch.
Memberships will be verified.
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