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Al Capone’s Miami Beach Waterfront Mansion Listed for $15 Million!

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And this is just the pool house! (Splash News photo)

The sprawling Miami Beach home of infamous gangster Al Capone has appeared on the market, listed for a whopping $15 million.

Capone, of course, is mainly known as a key Chicago organized crime figure in the 1920s, but he spent a great deal of time at his Miami retreat as well.

Capone purchased the Palm Island compound in 1928 (6 years after it was constructed) for a mere $40,000, a shockingly small price tag when assessed against the amount the property commands today.

The 30,000 square foot estate is situated on a private beach with views of both the Miami skyline and Biscayne Bay. Included are a 4-bedroom villa, a 2-bedroom guest house and a 2-level pool cabana.

Capone—who used the luxurious residence not just to relax but also to plot with confederates—adapted 93 Palm Avenue to his lifestyle, turning the guest quarters instead into a guardhouse. He also put in a set of gates, a 7-foot-tall perimeter wall and even searchlights to secure the property.

Jose Lambiet, GossipExtra.com, excerpt posted on SouthFloridaReporter.com, April 20, 2018

Jose Lambiet, founder, writer, producer and occasional ad sales rep for GossipExtra. A veteran journalist. Jose has worked for the Sun-Sentinel and The Palm Beach Post. And now writes a column, coincidentally called Gossip Extra, in The Miami Herald. The information and facts are those gathered by Jose.