La Carafe

813 Congress St, Houston, TX 77002

This pre-Civil War building's bar is listed in the top five Haunted places in Houston and is believed to have a haunted second floor, including a shadowy female figure and mysterious footsteps.

The La Carafe building is listed on the National Register for Historic Places and is believed to be the oldest bar in Houston, and is the oldest commercial building still in use, in Houston. Built by developer Nathaniel Kellum in 1847, the La Carafe building has remained a two-story public venue since its construction. Located in whats left of Old Market Square in downtown Houston, the building itself is small and worn, showing over a century and a half of use.