Posted May 22, 2017 by Editorial Staff in Art+Culture

Fmr SF Mayor Willie Brown Joins Frankie Avalon and Mayor Ed Lee for Opening of Piazza Angelo

Grand Opening Plazza Angelo
Grand Opening Plazza Angelo

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Event: Trinity Properties Celebrates Public Opening of Piazza Angelo
Date: May 18, 2017
Pictured: Fmr Mayor Willie Brown, Frankie Avalon, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
Organizer: Trinity Properties
Location: San Francisco
Photos by: Drew Altizer Photography

On Wednesday, May 18th Trinity Properties celebrated the public opening of Piazza Angelo, a one-acre public piazza honoring developer and donor Angelo Sangiacomo. The piazza will be the permanent home of the spectacular 92-foot stainless steel sculpture Venus. The ceremony, was attended by Yvonne Sangiacomo, the Sangiacomo family, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, former mayor Willie Brown, artist Lawrence Argent and more than 300 friends and dignitaries. The ceremony was capped off by singer Frankie Avalon serenading Yvonne Sangiacomo and the audience with a performance that included his 1959 classic hit single, “Venus.”

Notable Attendees:
Sangiacomo family
Yvonne Sangiacomo
Mia Sangiacomo
Willie Brown- Former San Francisco Mayor
Mayor Ed Lee
Frankie Avalon-legendary musician
Lawrence Argent- world-renowned artist and creator of the Venus sculpture