Chicago Vocational Career Academy2100 East 87th StreetArchitect of Record

Request for Qualifications
Chicago Vocational Career Academy
2100 East 87th Street
Architect of Record


The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) is soliciting qualifications from firms experienced in serving as the Architect of Record (AOR) to provide architectural and engineering services for a project that will likely include major capital renovation, limited demolition, as well as a new addition to the Chicago Vocational Career Academy (CVCA), an existing high school campus located at 2100 East 87th Street.

The AOR and its consultants will be responsible for performing a full range of architectural and engineering services, including conceptual design, schematic design, design development, contract document development and construction administration services. This project will affect an existing 800,000 square foot high school campus. It is anticipated that some areas of the existing building will be demolished, other spaces within the existing building will be renovated and an addition may also be constructed. The proposed site is approximately 25.2 acres and is bound by Anthony Street on the East, 85th to the North, Chappel to the West and 87th Street to the South. The project will also include significant site development scope of work, inclusive of environmental management and civil and landscape development that will likely include parking and athletic amenities as well as potential exterior vocational training areas. Furniture, fixture and equipment (FF+E) will also be included.

Submittals Due: Qualification submittals must be delivered by 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 to the attention of Rosalinda “Rusty” Castillo, Public Building Commission, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington, Room 200.

Pre-Submittal Meeting:
A Pre-Submittal Meeting will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, July 30, 2012 in CL-115, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington. Note: room has changed.

Rosalind “Rusty” Castillo – Deputy Director of Procurement:

Requests for Interpretation:
Every request for such interpretation must be made in writing, received no later than Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 12:00 pm, addressed to the Public Building Commission of Chicago, 50 West Washington Street Chicago, Illinois 60602, ATTENTION: Rosalinda “Rusty” Castillo – Deputy Director of Procurement, and emailed to The interpretations, if any, will be issued in writing which, if issued, will be posted below not later than Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 2:00 pm.




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