Building Where Bloody "Scarface" Scene Was Filmed To Become A CVS

I came upon this article in the Miami New Times about the apartment building that played a huge role in 1983 movie "Scarface" starring Al Pacino.  It is being made into a CVS pharmacy.  

If you've seen the film (if not, please'll thank me), this is the apartment building on the beach in Miami during a scene in which a chainsaw plays the leading role.  If you need a refresher, watch the video below but BEWARE: VIOLENT AND BLOODY.

Turns out, this was one of the few scenes actually shot in Miami, which for a film that is supposed to take place fully in Miami, came as a surprise to me.  

According to the article, CVS plans on keeping the front facade of the building and the development company provides a mock-up of how the store will look when all is said and done.  

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