Paradise Tourist Courts – Houston

8405 Hempstead Rd. – Houston TX (built 1963; demolished 2016)   This long running Hempstead motel and neighboring restaurant were both built in 1963; the restaurant was most recently La Cocina Hamburger and was also Shef’s Cafeteria and Bud’s Restaurant. Here is a picture of La Cocina Hamburger on this West Houston Archives page: http://www.westhoustonarchives.org/hempsteadrd.htm         Google… Read more →