New Documentary “America’s Last Little Italy” Speaks to All Italian Americans, by Dante A. Ciampaglia

Feb 22, 2021 211

It’s nervy to call something the last of anything, especially when it comes to neighborhoods. But as residents of The Hill in St. Louis see it, their community isn’t just the city’s Little Italy—it’s the last one in all of America.

Scusi? What was that? You can almost hear the recriminations and curses coming from North Beach in San Francisco and Bloomfield in Pittsburgh and various communities in Chicago. Surely Little Italy in New York — the Little Italy! — has something to say about this ingiustizia.

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