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. 

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

THE GATES
  • Hand-built in St. Louis

  • Donated by Marge and Ed Imo

  • Designed by artist Claude Breckwalde

CHESS TABLES
  • Donated by St Louis Chess Club

  • Tournament size

  • Used for teaching St. Ambrose students Chess

PRAYER GARDENS
  • Each garden features a bench for quiet moments

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

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

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.

WALL FOUNTAINS
  • Evokes the feeling of a stroll in Italy

  • Adds the sound of water throughout Piazza Imo