Piazza Imo, a $3 Million Italian-Inspired Public Square, to Open on the Hill

Jun 26, 2018 175

The name synonymous with St. Louis’ square beyond compare is branching outside of pizza. Piazza Imo, an Italian square, is being built in St. Louis’ the Hill neighborhood, just across the street from St. Ambrose. With a price tag between $3 million to $4 million, it will have ornamental gates, benches and chess boards, with a marble fountain and granite walkways that are coming straight from Italy.

The committee building it, called Piazza Imo Committee, broke ground this morning. Its members are entirely financing its design and construction, with no tax dollars used. Kennedy Robinson, a public relations manager at ESM Marketing STL, says the Piazza Imo Committee wants to capitalize on the Hill’s rich Italian history with the new square.

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SOURCE: https://www.riverfronttimes.com

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