Presentation & Scope Review by Trade for Edwards School Annex

PBC Alert 15-013 The Public Building Commission of Chicago and Berglund Construction are holding a project presentation and scope review by trade for the Richard Edwards IB Fine & Performing Arts Dual Language School Annex on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington, 2nd Floor Boardroom. The times for each trade are:

  • 8:00 am Miscellaneous Metals
  • 8:30 am Drywall: Gypsum Board/ Acoustic Ceilings/ Structural Stud Framing /Insulation
  • 9:00 am Rough Carpentry: Millwork, Casework / Expansion Joint Assemblies / Doors Frames Hardware / Markerboards / Toilet Compartments / Toilet Accessories / Lockers / Fire Extinguisher Cabinets / Projection Screens / Wall Protection / Entrance mats
  • 9:30 am Roofing
  • 10:00 am Waterproofing / Fireproofing / Spray Insulation
  • 10:30 am Storefront / Windows / Interior Glazing and Window Blinds

This project consists of a three story addition to an existing two story elementary school. The new addition will be structural steel framing with cast in place concrete floors. Exterior walls will be framed from structural stud framing and have a brick veneer with attached aluminum windows. Mechanical equipment will be located on the roof. Interior finishing will be drywall, paint, vinyl tile, lockers, some carpentry and millwork items with door frames and hardware. Site work will include removal of existing pavement, regarding building pad, new grading for parking lot and sidewalk. Also included are the removal of the existing playfield and installation of a new playfield with new playground equipment, site fencing, asphalt, unit pavers and landscaping. Drawings are available at: To receive a link for the Prequalification form please send an email to In addition to presentations about project, scope and process there will be PBC personnel available to discuss areas such as Permits, Financials, Compliance and Risk Management. The revised bid opening for all of these trade packages will be Friday, May 8, 2015. Information on this invitation and all of the projects currently open for bid is available at Public Building Commission of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chairman Erin Lavin Cabonargi, Executive Director Follow this project on Twitter @PBCChi #Edwards Office of Inspector General Complaint Hotline If you see corruption, fraud, waste, or dishonest practices of any kind please report it to the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) – PBC’s oversight body. Concerned employees, contractors, consultants, and members of the public may contact OIG via its independent hotline and website. Telephone Reporting: (866) IG-TIPLINE (866-448-4754). Web Reporting: