This mystery story begins strangely. Don Julian Santana Barrera left his family and settled on the island in the 1950s. Here he finds the body of a young girl who drowned in the Xochimilco Canal. This meeting completely changed the future of him and the island.
A storm destroyed the original wooden-framed casino building in 1891. The municipal council approved the demolition of the actual casino building in January 1892. In April 1893, the mayor ordered the rebuilding of the casino, and it was completed in 1893. You must check out these stunning images of Casino Constanta Kursaalul if you are interested in abandoned buildings.