New buyers prescribe entertainment at historic downtown Walgreens site
Written by Miami Today on July 24, 2018
What was once the historic Walgreens building in downtown Miami is slated to become a “multi-level entertainment complex,” with construction starting at the end of 2018. Stambul, a construction and development firm led by Daniel Giraldi and Luis Rojas, purchased the 50,000-square-foot, five-story building for $19.75 million from the Alonso family, according to a press release.
The building, at 200 E Flagler St., was home to La Epoca Department Store until November 2016. It boasts a lot of history – build in 1936, it was the first Walgreens in Florida and only the third Walgreens outside of Chicago. According to a press release, the building has “over 80 years of history that includes secret dealing by Al Capone.” …To read the full story click here