Chicago Park District – Douglas Park Facility Rehabilitation (C1596)

Advertisement for Bids: Contract C1596 – Chicago Park District – Douglas Park Facility Rehabilitation

Project Description:

The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) has invited all PBC Chicago Park District Capital Improvement Program prequalified firms to bid on PBC Contract C1596, for the rehabilitation of the following Chicago Park District Facility:

Douglas Park Fieldhouse, located at 1401 South Sacramento Drive, Chicago, IL 60623 consists of one field house. Scope includes, but is not limited to, removal and replacement of existing concrete stairs and flatwork with appropriate substrate and sidewalls; removal and replacement of structural concrete roofs over existing tunnels leading to the swimming pool with associated electrical work; removal and replacement of clay drain pipe and associated flat concrete to access work below ground; removal and replacement of parapet flashing, asphalt shingle mansard roofs with flashing, sheathing, and gutter work; and, removal and replacement of concrete veranda wall cap. The work also includes the repair or restoration of existing limestone stairs, repair of interior basement wall crack, repair and/or replacement of roof supports as determined by the architect after contractor investigation, and repointing of existing masonry walls. The work also includes the rodding of existing exterior drain, providing and installing ADA compliant entrance door hardware with associated electrical work, providing and installing exterior handrails, and construction to provide temporary accessible building entrances while other work prevents access to the front entrance. Contractor will be responsible for all associated landscape restoration due to construction activities.

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Additional Information:

  • Plans and specifications for the above-referenced project may be found here
  • The list of Assist Agencies who have a complete sets of drawings and specifications can be found here

Pre-Bid Activities:

On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in the Douglas Park Fieldhouse Gym, located at 1401 South Sacramento Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60623, PBC will host a Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting at 9:00 a.m., a Non-Mandatory Technical Review Meeting at 9:30a.m., and a Non-Mandatory Site Visit at 10:00a.m. PLEASE NOTE: Entrance to the Douglas Park Fieldhouse facility cannot be accessed from 1401 Sacramento Drive. Parking and entrance to the Douglas Park Fieldhouse is located at the intersection of S Thompson and Burkhardt Drive.   Attendees are to enter the main entrance of the facility.

Sub-contractors and suppliers are invited to attend these meetings to meet the pre-qualified contractors interested in bidding on this project. The sign-in sheets for the above-mentioned meetings will be posted to the PBC’s website

Bid Opening:

Sealed bids shall be received at the Public Building Commission, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington, Room 200, until 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, at which time they will be publicly opened.

Bid Tabulation:

Bid Tabulation Document (5/31/18)


All questions regarding this contract must be submitted in writing to Patricia Montenegro, Senior Contracts Manager, Public Building Commission, 50 West Washington, Room 200, Chicago, IL 60602. Questions may be emailed to or faxed to Ms. Montenegro at 312/744-3572.

Pre-Bid/Tech Review/Site Visit Materials:


  • Addendum No. 1 for Chicago Park District – Douglas Park Facility Rehabilitation (C1596) can be obtained by clicking on the following link: Addendum No. 1

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For more information, view the project page.