Nino Cruz, owner of PJs Magic Shop, is selling a one- inch chunk of the Lexington Hotel Headquarters which was salvaged after the hotel was demolished in 1995.
The piece comes with a certificate of authenticity and a copy of Capones death certificate.
Cruz says hes selling the chunk now because hes hoping to capitalize on Valentines Day since Capone is well-known for orchestrating the Valentines Day Massacre in Chicago.
He obtained the piece of the building from a friend who is making a television documentary revealing Capones altruistic side in addition to his criminal record.
Cruz wants folks to know Capone did good things like serving soup at soup kitchens, and whenever Capone had a shoot out in a restaurant, hed return to apologize and give the owner cash to recoup his losses.
The chunk can be purchased at pjstrickshop.com
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