Mendez Mansion is a mythical location in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories. The Mendez Mansion is one of the three mansions situated in Prawn Island, coincidentally all of them being related to myths adding to the peculiarity of the Island but the Mendez Mansion is considered as the central mansion on the Island.
Mendez Mansion was formerly owned by the Diego and Armando Mendez, during the events of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories in the year 1984. The mansion was renown for it’s beauty and elegant interior build up from black money accumulated by the Mendez Brothers as the mansion was also effectuated for their shady businesses. The mansion consists of a Rotunda with a unique characteristic of vanishing, titling it as the Disappearing Rotunda. It also contains a swimming pool and a gigantic basement that disappears in 1986 for unknown reasons. The Mendez Mansion was driven into abandonment following the demise of Louise Cassidy and Armando Mendez, ending his run as a powerful crime figure. The mansion was then vandalized by the Sharks in 1986 and due to it’s abandonment it became known for its myths, namely; the Disappearing Rotunda and Louise Cassidy's Ghost.