Miami Beach address where Al Capone died lists for $23.9M

GOSSIP & RUMORS: Miami Beach address where Al Capone died lists for $23.9M

Notorious gangster Al Capone’s former Florida address is up for sale. 

The Palm Island plot was long home to the Chicago crime boss, but despite much protest, the mansion — specifically, the mansion where Capone died — was demolished last summer, Mansion Global first reported. 

Now the 30,000-square-foot lot sits empty among the guard-gated area’s decadent mansions, offering would-be buyers “the opportunity to build what will be one of the best estates in Miami Beach,” Douglas Elliman agent Dina Goldentayer, who holds the listing, told The Post. 

It’s seeking $23.9 million, over $8.4 million more than what it last changed hands for in 2021, when developers Todd Michael Glaser and his business partner Nelson Gonzalez sold it just weeks after buying it for $10.75 million, The Post reported at the time. 

The plot is located on the man-made Palm Island. Become Legendary/Dina Goldentayer
A rendering shows a potential mansion the buyer could construct on the empty lot. Hamed Rodriguez Architects
Another rendering of a potential mansion design. Hamed Rodriguez Architects
The property comes with 100 feet of water frontage. Become Legendary/Dina Goldentayer
The now-demolished mansion was constructed in 1928. Tribune News Service via Getty Images
Capone died at the now-gone property in 1947. Getty Images
An archival image of Capone’s mansion. Bettmann Archive
Al Capone in a circa 1925 mugshot. Getty Images

The current seller’s identity is unclear. The owner is listed as a limited liability company in property records, Mansion Global reported.

Shortly after buying it, Glaser told the Wall Street Journal he planned to tear down the now-former nine-bedroom 7,500-square-foot residence where Capote died of a heart attack in 1947. 

The historic manse — where Capone is said to have planned the infamous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre — was reportedly flood damaged, and Glaser called it “a piece of crap” and “a disgrace to Miami Beach” in interviews.

In its place, he planned to build a sprawling, modern residence with eight bedrooms and eight bathrooms, but locals launched a petition to save the Brooklyn-born mobster’s old estate.

It racked up more than 25,000 signatures and the estate changed hands again soon there after, before eventually meeting the wrecking ball this past August

Now it offers a blank slate with a colorful reputation in a posh community that boasts access to private tennis and basketball courts, as well as a children’s playground. 

It also comes with 100 linear feet of water frontage and allowance for a 15,000-square-foot new residential development.

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