Al Capone's estate sold for $ 2.6 million





21.10.2010 15:52
The estate once belonged to the famous American gangster Al Capone, for sale. Starting price at home with buildings for servants, two watchtowers, a bar, restaurant and 165 hectares of land is $ 2.6 million, ITAR-TASS. The estate is located in Wisconsin, 225 km north-east of Minneapolis. Here, the famous mobster lived in the late 1920`s - early 1930`s. As you know, in times of alcohol prohibition in the U.S. under the guise of Al Capone`s furniture business was engaged in smuggling liquor, gambling and the contents of secret brothels. Party alcohol delivered by air directly to the estate gangster. Al Capone spent time here, got loads of whiskey from Canada and god knows what else "- told Joe Kiner, vice president of the bank," Chippewa Valley, which owns the estate. The thickness of the walls of a two-story mansion with a huge fireplace inside reaches 46 cm on the sides of construction are two watchtowers, which in 1930 were on duty guards of Al Capone. Within the walls for 8 cars garage, later converted into a restaurant, still gaping loopholes, preventing it from firing from inside. Entrepreneur Guy Houston has bought an estate executor of the deceased gangster in the 1950`s, turning the property into a tourist attraction with a bar and restaurant. Then he bought an estate bank "Chippewa Valley". The bank said that there were three potential bidders on the property.
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