Review: Tilden Hotel, San Francisco

On the cusp of the city’s Tenderloin and Union Square districts, this reimagined Art Deco hotel highlights the works of new and emerging local artists

…Tilden Hotel itself is housed in a 1928 Art Deco building that for years was known as the Hotel Mark Twain, where police once arrested jazz great Billie Holiday on charges for which she was later acquitted. Named in honour of American sculptor Douglas Tilden, whose works can be found in places such as Golden Gate Park and along Market Street, the Tilden Hotel oozes a modern design sensibility while holding on to many of its historic elements – such as steam heating, exposed piping throughout the halls and an exposed staircase that winds its way up through the hotel… by Laura Kiniry

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