San Francisco Landmarks
Prolific architect H. C. Baumann designed the Gaylord Hotel in the Spanish Colonial Revival style inspired by the buildings of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition in San Diego. The style was especially popular for large buildings such as apartments and public institutions.
Primary design elements of the Spanish Colonial Revival style are:
The Gaylord Hotel, located in the Lower Nob Hill Apartment Hotel District, continues to operate as a hotel under the name of Gaylord Suites.