WHPacific provided architectural and interior design services for the renovation of the historic U.S. Grant Hotel in downtown San Diego, California. The hotel, which is owned by the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Indians, was developed by the Sycuan Tribal Development Corporation (STDC). The property is managed by the Starwood Corporation as one of their premier luxury line of 5 star hotels.
Highlights of the renovation work included:
- Complete remodeling of 250 guest rooms and suites, ballrooms and meeting rooms.
- The main floor of the hotel underwent major remodeling to provide a new restaurant and lounge, retail spaces, front desk area and other guest services.
- The public areas feature displays of Sycuan culture and art.
2006 Restoration Award of Merit, California Construction Best of ’06