The hotels prime downtown location is close to the Main Street Shopping District and is just one block to the flagship Neiman Marcus store. Pegasus Park and fine dining are just steps away. With its contemporary decor and unique design, the Magnolia is the perfect combination of city-chic and classic elegance.
The hotel is located in one of Dallas's most revered historic buildings, the former headquarters of Mobil Oils predecessor, built in 1921, the 29-story structure designed by British architect Sir Alfred Bossom was the first high-rise in the United States to have air conditioning, and was the city's first skyscraper at more than 400-feet high. The 29-story neoclassical style office tower was the tallest building west of the Mississippi River when it opened in 1922. The building's landmark was a statue of Pegasus, the mythical flying red horse. Today, the Pegasus has been restored, proudly adorning the building and illuminated at night. The building retains its gold-leafed, coffered ceilings and antique chandeliers in the original elevator lobby, and the brass Pegasus emblems have been preserved in the elevators.