Giftique - Myles Building

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This building dates to 1913. It originally housed a restaurant and billiards parlor on the ground floor, and a hotel upstairs. Later it was home to the Melbourne Times newspaper. Once prohibition ended, it became “Shorty’s Bar,” where local legend has it that Al Capone himself once played pool. It now is home to an antique store called “Giftique”.

Local ghost hunters have claimed this building is haunted by spirits dating back to the prohibition era.

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919 E New Haven Ave
Melbourne, FL 32901
United States

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28.078262, -80.60539700000004
Brevard County, Florida
Nearest Towns:
Melbourne, FL (0.4 mi.)
Indialantic, FL (2.5 mi.)
Melbourne Beach, FL (2.8 mi.)
West Melbourne, FL (3.0 mi.)
Palm Bay, FL (3.2 mi.)
Melbourne Village, FL (3.8 mi.)
June Park, FL (4.6 mi.)
Indian Harbour Beach, FL (5.0 mi.)
Malabar, FL (5.7 mi.)
Satellite Beach, FL (6.8 mi.)

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