McCormack Baron Salazar http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis is not Detroit: Assessing urban development challenges in 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-not-detroit-assessing-urban-development-challenges-2012 <p>Over the past four decades Richard Baron has made a name for himself as a pioneering developer of blighted urban neighborhoods.&nbsp; Baron&rsquo;s firm, McCormack Baron Salazar has completed scores of projects in St. Louis and across the Midwest.&nbsp; As a native of Detroit, Mich., Baron came to Missouri in the late 1960s.&nbsp;</p><p>St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Adam Allington sat down with Baron at a housing conference of the Bipartisan Policy Center, where he asked him to elaborate on some of the development challenges&mdash;and similarities&mdash;between Detroit and St. Louis.</p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 11:45:00 +0000 Adam Allington 3883 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis is not Detroit: Assessing urban development challenges in 2012 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