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Beverly Hills News – Greystone Mansion To Host Concours d’Elegance This Sunday

Greystone Mansion is one of a few nationally registered historic landmarks in Southern California and on Sunday, May 4, the entire estate will be open to visitors for the 5th annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance, hosted from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets and exclusive hotel packages can be purchased online at www.greystoneconcours.org.

Featured as the backdrop in dozens of motion picture and television productions, including X-Men, Spider-Man 3, The Big Lebowski, Christopher  Nolan’s  Batman franchise, and There Will Be Blood, concours guests will receive a behind-the-scenes look at rarely seen rooms of Greystone Mansion, including the speakeasy, billiard, and bowling alley.

“Concours  d’Elegance is a remarkable opportunity for history buffs, cinema fans, and people interested in Los Angeles pop culture to get a limited glimpse of the  mansion in all its splendor and glory,” says  Cindy  Brynan,  director  of  the  Greystone  Concours. “Our concours not only provides an unparalleled experience for automobile and motorcycle aficionados, but also for folks who might not realize how special it is to be able to explore Greystone Mansion.”

World-class Beverly Hills businesses, such as the Beverly Hills Hotel, Montage Beverly HillsAvalon Hotel and Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel, are partnering to offer exclusive hotel and restaurant packages to concours ticket holders. Additionally, packages include prix fixe dinner offers from Bouchon Bistro, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse of Beverly Hills, Haakasan, and Il Fornaio.

This year’s event will honor the 60th anniversary of the Porsche Speedster, 50th anniversary of the legendary Mustang, and notable Italian cars. A special  Centennial  Class  has  also been  added  to  this  year’s  event  featuring half-a-dozen cars built 1914 or earlier to  honor  Beverly  Hills’  100th  anniversary. The concours field will also feature 175 exceptional automobiles and motorcycles, focusing on 16 classes of vintage, classic cars from recognized marques manufactured before 1975.

Tickets are all-inclusive and provide admission to concours along with gourmet food, libations from Stella Artois and Asombroso Fine Tequila, free expert-led lectures on the history of Beverly Hills tabloid scandals,  a commemorative program and poster, fashion show sponsored by Revamp Vintage, awards ceremony, and access to  high-end vendors in the concours marketplace. Each ticket also includes convenient, off-site parking, shuttle service and two-for-one entrance to the Peterson Automotive Museum.

The Greystone Concours d’Elegance is produced by the City of Beverly Hills, with the support of the Friends of Greystone, and is an annual fundraiser for the ongoing restoration and preservation of Greystone. For more information, please call (310) 285-6830 or visitwww.greystoneconcours.org.

For media inquiries, please contact Heather Sumagaysay at hsumagaysay@beverlyhills.org or call (310) 285-2530.

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