Chicago building to Al Capone and family sold

After being on the market for several a long time A red brick two-flat on Chicago’s South Side that belonged to gangster Al Capone has been sold.

Listing agent Ryan Smith states that the 2,820-square-foot (262-square-meter) construction in the city’s Park Manor neighborhood sold last week for $226,000, more than twice the $109,900 asking price. The buyer was not identified.

The prior owner recorded the construction for about $450,000 in 2009 and lowered the price over the years.

Capone paid approximately $. The titles of wife and his mother were on the deed.

The Capone family owned the building until the passing of his mother in the 1950s.

The Commission on Chicago Landmarks and the Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council in 1989 refused bids to make the building a milestone.