An events facility located in Houston's museum district, The Parador can be rented for weddings, private parties, corporate training events, and seminars. Designated as a Texas Historical Landmark, The Parador is one of Houston's premier social and corporate event venues. The building offers two large adjoining spaces, each with its own courtyard or garden, which can be reserved individually or used jointly to accommodate larger events.

A original architectural rendering of the Parador.

History

Built in 1928, The Parador stands as a testament to the architectural artistry of a distant era. Marrying Mediterranean style with Byzantine detail, this magnificent building is designated as a Texas historical landmark, and is the last of its kind in the Houston's museum district.

"With its idyllic setting in the heart of Houston’s Museum District, this historic building has all the appointments of a 5-star hotel while at the same time providing an intimate atmosphere for the most romantic of events."

The Parador today

The craftsmanship in creating this stunning five-sided structure is evident throughout. Intimate spaces evoking a splendor of yesteryear meet with the grandeur of stately lounges, echoing a place in time and a beauty that is timeless. The Third Church of Christ Scientist served the congregation that had been organized as an offshoot of the growing First Church of Christ Scientist. The structure was designed by J. Rodney Tabor of the Jonas & Tabor Architectural Firm.