VISITING PIAZZA IMO

Get a glimpse of the wonders while exploring Piazza Imo

HOURS

6AM - 10PM

7 Days A Week

ADDRESS

2109 Marconi Ave

St Louis, MO 63110

RULES AND REGULATIONS

Piazza Imo will be monitored and may have security on site.

  • Dogs are not allowed due to landscaping features

  • Piazza Imo is under 24 hour video surveillance

  • Swimming or entering the fountain is prohibited

  • Vandalization and theft will be fully prosecuted

  • Coolers are prohibited

  • Professional photo shoots are prohibited without written permission

TOUR THE PIAZZA

Step through the ornate gates and into an Italianate Piazza right in the heart of The Hill. 

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THE FRISELLA FAMILY FOUNTAIN
"La Fontana della Famiglia Frisella"
  • Hand-sculpted Carrara marble Statuario Venato, imported from Apuan Mountains in Carrara region of Italy

  • The Frisella Family donated this fountain in memory of Philip A. Frisella

  • 23 feet in diameter and 14 feet tall

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THE GATES
  • Hand-built in St. Louis

  • Donated by Marge and Ed Imo

  • Designed by artist Claude Breckwalde

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CHESS TABLES
  • Donated by St Louis Chess Club

  • Tournament size

  • Used for teaching St. Ambrose students Chess

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PRAYER GARDENS
  • Each garden features a bench for quiet moments

  • Features statues of The Blessed Mother, The Holy Family and The Sacred Heart

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MEMORIAL WALL
  • Memorializing families and friends from over a century of immigration

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PILLARS
  • Hand-carved limestone from Italy

  • Right main column honors Msgr Salvatore Polizzi and Louis "Little Midge" Berra

  • Left main column features a quote that translates to "You are one of us" and symbolizes the welcoming of anyone who walks through the gates.

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WALL FOUNTAINS
  • Evokes the feeling of a stroll in Italy

  • Adds the sound of water throughout Piazza Imo