Al Capone’s Former South Florida Home Slated for Demolition
The new owners of the nine-bedroom Miami Beach house plan to demolish it after buying it for $10.75 million this summer.
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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The South Florida house that gangster Al Capone owned for nearly two decades, and died in, is facing demolition plans. The Miami Herald reported Thursday that the new owners of the nine-bedroom, Miami Beach house plan to demolish it after buying it for $10.75 million this summer. One of the owners, developer Todd Glaser, told the Herald the home, which is about 3 feet (1 meter) below sea level, has…