Al Capone’s former Miami Beach mansion is on the market

Al Capone's former Miami Beach home on Palm Island is for sale for $15.9 million, including its 60,000-gallon pool.

The former home of notorious gangster Al Capone is now up for sale. Asking price: $14.9 million. That accounts for more than $2 million in renovations that investment firm MB America put in to “not only save the history property but bring it back to life,” CEO Marco Bruzzi said.

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Porches and water views galore at 93 Palm Avenue in Miami Beach, the former home of Al Capone.


There was plenty to restore since Capone paid $40,000 cash for the Palm Island home at 93 Palm Avenue in 1928. The property includes a four-bedroom, three-bathroom main house plus a two-bed, one-bath guesthouse. A private beach and several porches add to the Mediterranean-meets-Art Deco style. 

Marco Bruzzi, CEO MB America.


Perhaps most notable is its 60,000-gallon swimming pool, which Capone built to compete with the Biltmore Hotel’s pool in size. Bruzzi said there was a time when fish once swam in the pool thanks to a tunnel that connected it to Biscayne Bay.

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A bedroom at 93 Palm Avenue.


The home’s sweeping exterior is complemented by a flowing interior design, juxtaposing a timeless exterior design and modern interior elements. It’s certainly a unique living experience, reminiscent of a time gone by while still offering modern conveniences.

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