Remaking the American Metropolis
September 21st, 2016
Saving the City: Remaking the American Metropolis
Ron is Executive Producer/Producer of Save the City: Remaking the American Metropolis, a 13-part TV series in the works highlighting successful and unsuccessful examples of urban redevelopment throughout the US and Canada. Visit savingthecity.org for more information including preview videos.
He was also Executive Producer/Producer for Saving the Bay: The Story of San Francisco Bay, a national prime time PBS TB series which aired over four weeks in 2011 and continues to be repeated around the country. Narrated by Robert Redford, Saving the Bay covers San Francisco Bay from its origins to the present and highlights three pioneering women who saved the Bay from becoming little more than a river in the 1960s. Visit savingthebay.org for video clips.
Ron previously worked in real estate development and finance in his native San Francisco and on Wall Street in New York, as well as serving as Director of Business Development in the San Francisco mayor’s office in the early 1990s. He was the mayor’s point man for keeping the San Francisco Giants baseball team in the city as well as a catalyst for a major new Federal office complex.