No, it’s not that kind of casino. The Casino Building at Avalon harkens back to the older Italian meaning of the word (“place of entertainment”).
The round, white, Art Deco building acts as a community gathering place and home for all sorts of different activities. The Avalon Theatre, home to a Page organ, is located on the main level.
Be sure to check out the murals by John Gabriel Beckman, he of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre fame, inside.
© Liz Hamill Scott from Moon California, 2nd Edition