MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami/AP) – The former home of notorious gangster Al Capone was on display Wednesday following an extensive restoration project.READ MORE: Costco Drops Mask Mandate For Fully Vaccinated Employees, Shoppers
The nearly 90-year-old property where Al Capone died in 1947 is valued at about $5.6 million, according to county property records.
The home had been in a long decline until its recent purchase by a private investor. Miami-based MB America says it will be available for video and photo shoots.READ MORE: Miss USA Asya Branch Could Make History In Sunday's Miss Universe Competition At Seminole Hard Rock Hotel And Casino
Among those attending the event was Capone’s grandniece, Deidre Marie Capone.
The property, a nine-bedroom mansion on Palm Island, was bought in 1928, during the height of Prohibition. He lived there in declining health for several years after his 1939 release from prison on a tax conviction.Kid Reporter Damon Weaver, Who Interviewed Obama At White House, Has Died At 23
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