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“Talk about a hotel with history: built in 1903 in San Francisco’s Presidio national park, Pershing Hall originally served as bachelor officers’ quarters for the U.S. Army.

Local firm Architectural Resources Group specializes in historic preservation, and the team—led by principal Stephen Farneth and senior associate Deborah Cooper—undertook a full rehabilitation of the building into a 17-suite bed and breakfast called Inn at the Presidio for the owner, the Presidio Trust. Says Cooper, “It was about creating a sense of place that spoke to the history of the site but that was really fresh and new.”