La Paloma - Skylight Ballroom

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Shared Unique space in Portland hosted by Kate

1 meeting space1 desk
180 people max capacity
Check-in: 8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Check-out: 11:00 PM

La Paloma is an event venue in the heart of the historic downtown St. Johns neighborhood in Portland, Oregon. The space is versatile and flexible, perfect for meetings, company parties, wedding receptions, community gatherings, art exhibitions, classes and film screenings. Our well-ventilated ballroom and furnished loft include use of a parking lot, HEPA air purifiers and photo booth. Tables, chairs, linens, projector, standing whiteboard, viewing screen, PA system, and microphone also available. The ballroom can hold up to 180 people standing and easily 135 seated. Your on-site manager is in place to answer any questions that you might have about the space and your rental. The manager will assist with check-in and ensure that guests remain in the event space, and not in the venue stores (3 Tracks Music, La Paloma Shop). • Load in/load out: Guests are welcome to use our back parking lot for parking as well as to load-in/load out. Coordination with your event manager is required. • Hours of operation: 8am - 11pm Open Hours: During open hours, the venue is home to our two other stores, 3 Tracks Music and La Paloma Boutique, and may incur additional noise from these spaces. • Tuesday-Thursday, 2:30-5:30pm • Friday-Saturday, 12-5:30pm Closed Hours: During closed hours, the two stores that reside in our space are closed and your event is guaranteed quiet hours. •Closed Hours are any hours which are not Open Hours. Ballroom Details • Size: 1,100 square feet • Capacity: 180 Uses • Business meetings • Holiday parties • Team retreats • Workshops • Film screenings • Art shows • Fundraisers • Quinceañeras • Wedding reception • Fitness (yoga/classes, aerial) • Performances Rates include set up and clean-up time. Rental is not available between 11pm-8am. Rental fees and deposits are subject to change. Included Amenities • Photo Booth - 1 •Globe light strings (pre-strung) - 2 • WiFi • Space for a food truck • Central heating + cooling • Air purifier • 2 individual restrooms A la carte rentals (subject to availability) • Plastic folding tables (6’x3’) - 5 • Armless dining chairs (tan) - 6 • Armless dining chairs (white) - 4 • Ghost chairs - 8 • Vintage metal chairs (red) - 2 • Vintage leather chairs (yellow) - 2 • Rolling bar carts - 2 • High standing table (3’ x 8’) - 1 • Conference table (40" x 10’) - 1 • Coffee table (4’ x 2.5’) - 1 • Leather bench - 1 • Coat rack • Stools - 2 • Poofs - 2 • White board - 1 • Mini fridge - 1 • Flip charts + easels • A/V services Add on services • Snack basket, sparkling water • Access to our kitchenette • Morning or afternoon coffee/tea/chai service • Afternoon cookie service


180 people max can use this space concurrently

1 meeting space available

Meeting space
meeting seats 10 seats total
No meeting tables
No A/V
whiteboard 4X6 whiteboard
Amenities Full Bar/Lounge Fully Equipped Kitchen Handicapped Accessible On-Site Catering Service Outside Catering Allowed Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi Features Max Number of People for an Event: 180 Special Features: Photo booth Vacation rentals Nightclub next door

1 desk available

No monitor

Internet details

wifi Wifi available
download DL speed: 200 Mbps
upload UL speed: 200 Mbps

Location details

building type: unique space Unique space
bathroom 1 bathroom (private bathroom)
private space Shared space
parking Parking: Free, Off-Street, On-Street
Street parking is available directly outside of the building. Additional parking is available directly behind the building in the dirt lot. Please note, parking is shared with neighboring businesses. Descansa is not responsible for any parking violations or tickets, if incurred. Please remove personal items from vehicle.


thermostat Can control temperature
food prep station Food prep station
microwave Microwave
refrigerator Refrigerator
air conditioner A/C available
Note: (Only approximate location) Exact location will be available after booking

When you can work

checkin Check-in: 8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
checkout Check-out: 11:00 PM


smoke detector Smoke detector
co detector Carbon monoxide detector
first aid First aid kit
fire extinguisher Fire extinguisher


Main entrance
accessibility: no stairs No stairs
accessibility: wide Wide entrance
accessibility: well lit Well lit
accessibility: wide Wide hallways
accessibility: no stairs No stairs to workstation
accessibility: no stairs No stairs to bathroom
accessibility: space around Space around toilet
accessibility: grab bars Grab bars on toilet
accessibility: wide Wide entrance to bathroom
accessibility: wheelchair Accessible-height toilet

House rules

children Is ok for children (2-12 years)
infants Is ok for infants (0-2 years)
pets Not suitable for pets
no smoking No smoking


noise Potential for noise
shared space Shared space
surveillance Surveillance equipment on property
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