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Al Capone’s Miami mansion has been purchased and will not be demolished

Colonial-style mansion with two floors, eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms, sauna, spa and large swimming pool, surrounded by palm trees.

Colonial-style mansion with two floors, eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms, sauna, spa and large swimming pool, surrounded by palm trees. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The famous gangster mansion Al Capone (1899-1947) in Miami, in the United States, for US$15.5 million (about R$85.5 million) and is no longer at risk of demolition.

Luxurious construction, which is located on the sea in Palm IslandIt was bought by gangs in 1928 – six years after it was built – for $40,000. In addition to having lived in the mansion during his time on the run, the residence was where Al Capone spent the rest of his life until he died of a heart attack in 1947 in one of the bedrooms.

The colonial-style building has two floors, eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a sauna, spa and a large pool, not to mention the fact that it is surrounded by palm trees.

Almost 70 years later Yes (1897-1986), Capone’s wife, having sold the mansion, real estate developer Todd Glaser And the investor Nelson Gonzalez They acquired the property.

One of the duo’s plans was to demolish the dwelling and erase the gang’s legacy, but this issue sparked a lot of controversy in the community.

However, according to the newspaper Miami Herald93 Palm Residence LLC, operated by Toni Alam, bought the mansion for $15.5 million, putting an end to the controversy.

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