Mineola Lounge and Marina

The Mineola Hotel in Fox Lake (Credit: Edward Gerns)

After Nearly 4 Years On The Market, Mineola Hotel Still Seeking Buyer

A north suburban resort once frequented by Al Capone has not yet found a buyer, after nearly four years of efforts to sell the 130-year-old building, and that has preservationists concerned about the historic hotel’s fate.

09/23/2014

The former home of blues musician Muddy Waters in the North Kenwood neighborhood. (Credit: Matt Cole)

Landmarks Group Releases List Of 10 Most Endangered Historic Sites

Landmarks Illinois’ “Endangered Places 2013” list includes a variety of structures, including the Gage House, a pre-Civil War home built by one of Winnetka’s earliest settlers, and the Mineola Hotel in Fox Lake, which once served as a hangout for Al Capone.

WBBM Newsradio–04/30/2013

The owners of the Mineola Lounge and Marina in Fox Lake are trying to sell the historic hotel on eBay, with a starting bid of $2 million. (Credit: eBay)

Historic Mineola Lounge On Fox Lake For Sale On eBay

A suburban resort once frequented by Al Capone is up for sale on eBay.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012