From the March 20, 2015, Chicago Tribune "Al Capone's restored mansion gets new life" by Curt Anderson, AP.
He bought it in 1928 for a warm getaway and consists of three houses and overlooks Biscayne Bay.It was bought by Marco Bruzzi for $8 million and has had an additional $1.75 million in renovations. They are keeping as many 1920s touches as possible.
FAMILY LIFE: Deidre Marie Capone, Capone's grandniece, learned to ride a bike and swim there and remembers him as "Uncle Al" who wore an apron when cooking.
ESCAPING CHICAGO WINTERS: Capone paid $40,000 for it in 1928 and spent time there during the winter. Protected by a seven foot high wall and a heavy gate. Capone loved to hit the local nightclubs and racetracks.
ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE: Capone had an alibi for the Feb. 14, 1929, killings. He was in Miami Beach at the house.
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