building http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Crumbling building leads to downtown street closures http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/crumbling-building-leads-downtown-street-closures <p><em>Updated with comments from the city, preservationists.</em></p><p>Pedestrian and car traffic will be <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=201107452317507867299.0004ad6027fe5540f7e5c&amp;msa=0&amp;ll=38.623455,-90.197955&amp;spn=0.0023,0.003444">restricted at Spruce and 11th streets</a> in downtown St. Louis indefinitely because the historic Cupples 7 building&nbsp; has become structurally unsound.</p> Tue, 20 Sep 2011 20:35:09 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2086 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Crumbling building leads to downtown street closures St. Louis Police Foundation secures money to rehab new department HQ http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-police-foundation-secures-money-rehab-new-department-hq <p><strong>Updated with comments from the Foundation&#39;s board president.</strong></p><p>St. Louis police chief Dan Isom got an unexpected present today at the annual luncheon of the <a href="https://www.stlouispolicefoundation.org/membership.php">St. Louis Police Foundation</a> - a $3 million check.</p><p>When it&#39;s combined with department resources, the donation makes it possible to turn the old Wells-Fargo building at 1915 Olive Street into a new headquarters. The department&#39;s current facility, and 1200 Clark Ave., is almost 85 years old and needs about $70 million in repairs.</p> Tue, 06 Sep 2011 20:01:59 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1996 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Police Foundation secures money to rehab new department HQ St. Louis developer interested in iconic Detroit school http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-developer-interested-iconic-detroit-school <p>Richard Baron, of McCormack Baron Salazar, wants to rehab the old Cass Technical High School in Detroit.</p> Thu, 13 Jan 2011 15:11:45 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 312 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis developer interested in iconic Detroit school