Proper Hotel Opens on Market Street
(7th and Market) opened in September, and it's already the place to be. The
behind the renovations to the Beaux Arts-designed flatiron built in 1904 unified original design details with modern elements -- and the details throughout the renovated space are being noticed for all the right reasons. As the
San Francisco Chronicle
notes: "...the design brings together the Old World with the new in the form of rich textures and deep hues - a wildly colorful feast for the senses."
restaurant, run by James Beard-nominated chef Jason Franey, and rooftop bar Charmaine's, are also drawing crowds as well. As one reporter notes of
: "This rooftop bar could be the Top of the Mark for the 21st Century."