What's left of the Balinese Room

A wooden structure over the Galveston Seawall sidewalk and historical marker is all that’s left of the Balinese Room. Owner Scott Arnold is trying to sell the rights to the underwater property where the famous nightclub once stood.

Property lines: Selling the rights to underwater land isn’t the easiest real estate job. But it helps when that submerged land happens to be the site of the former and famous Balinese Room, a gambling hall that operated on a pier 600 feet into the Gulf of Mexico during the 1940s and 1950s.

Attorney and nightclub owner Scott Arnold has enlisted Ray Allison of Gary Greene Commercial Properties to sell the rights to the submerged land, 2107 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston which is controlled by the Texas General Land Office.

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Laura Elder is a reporter for The Daily News. Biz Buzz appears Tuesdays and Thursdays. Email your tips and suggestions to laura.elder@galvnews.com.

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