It was in the mid of 1995 that Geocities began as Beverly Hills Internet or BHI, it is basically a small Development and web hosting company which is situated in southern California. This firm went ahead and formulated web directory for itself and included sections like “Hollywood”, “animals”.”Cities” “wall street” and the like to make data segments and treat them in accordance. Thefirmresolved to presentits customers the capability to build up home pages which were freein those neighbourhoods, in mid-1995. New members decided to which neighbourhood they asked to fit in, during the sign-up process.With a sequentially assigned “street address” number to make the URL unique, this neighbourhood became part of the member’s Web address together with bulletin boards, Chat, and various other “community” elements which were added after the foster rapid growth.
Including “Paris”, “Capitol Hill”, “Tokyo” and “Silicon Valley” GeoCities added additional cities on July 5, 1995. The company by December 1995, was signing up thousands of Homesteaders a day which now had a total of 14 neighbourhood and for monthly page views it got over six million. It was on building community and building membership that the company decided to focus on. BHI became to known as GeoCities from December 15, 1995 after being called from Geopages. The headquarters of GeoCities at that point was at Beverly Hills, 9401 Wilshire Boulevard. With an office on the 8th floor of 125 Park Avenue in New York City, it was headquartered on the third floor of 1918 Main Street in Santa Monica by December 1996.