From Wooljersey
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The Casino Roadhouse at 24th Avenue and Fulton Street., circa 1910 - Photo by A.L. Murat

In 1882 the Daeman brothers erected the Casino as a restaurant and bar in Golden Gate Park near the Conservatory of Flowers. The Casino never had a good reputation, and perhaps the serving of liquor contributed to activity not in keeping with values the public wanted displayed in their park.