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Built as a casino and hotel in 1899, the building later became an orphanage which housed about 5,800 minority Greek children before closing its doors in 1964.
It looks more like the set of a horror movie than the majestic hotel and casino it was intended to be. Now there's a push to save it.
One of the legends of Turkish cinema, Metin Erksan, has died at Istanbul’s Medical Park following renal failure.
He was 83-years old.