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Al Capone

Own the First Chicago Home of Al Capone — Escape Route Not Included

By Bethany Erickson | February 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Own the First Chicago Home of Al Capone — Escape Route Not Included

It was his first home in Chicago, and his mother lived there until her death, and in 2019, you could own a slice of Al Capone history for practically a song. “I came to Chicago with $40 in my pocket,” Alphonse Gabriel Capone said once, and not long after that he began working for mobster […]

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Contract Out on Former Park Slope Home of Al Capone

By Bethany Erickson | October 6, 2017 | Comments Off on Contract Out on Former Park Slope Home of Al Capone

Before he was Scarface, Al Capone bounced around Brooklyn, New York, with his family, eventually landing at a brownstone on Garfield Place, in Park Slope. This week’s historical shelter has been on the market for a little more than 100 days. While someone’s finally put an offer in on the home at 21 Garfield Place, […]

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