S.F.’s Beacon Grand Lodge, previously the Sir Francis Drake, received a big makeover. Select a appear inside
March 13, 2022 /
When famed Beefeater doorman Tom Sweeney retired after 43 a long time as greeter on the Sir Francis Drake Resort in January 2020, he couldn’t have recognised the Ye Olde English theme of the outdated brick lodge off San Francisco’s Union Sq. was about to retire with him.
However COVID-19 shortly shut the Drake, and when it final however not least reopens this spring with a brand new establish — the Beacon Grand — the 21-story resort will even operate a number of renovations motivated by the urbane, Gilded Age grandeur that manufactured it a desired vacation spot when it preliminary opened in 1928.