Ping Tom Memorial Park Fieldhouse217 West 18th StreetDesign Build Services

Request for Proposals
Ping Tom Memorial Park Fieldhouse
217 West 18th Street
Design Build Services


The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for design-build services pursuant to the requirements of the Public Building Commission Act (50 ILCS 20 et seq.) (the “Act”). The Commission will use a two-phase procedure for the selection of the successful design-build entity. Phase I of the procedure will evaluate and shortlist the design-build entities based on qualifications, and Phase II will evaluate the technical and costs proposals for the following design-build project

PBC Project No. 11170
Ping Tom Memorial Park Fieldhouse
217 W. 18th Street (18th and Wentworth), Chicago, IL

Submittals Due: Qualification submittals must be delivered by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 13, 2012 to the attention of Janice Meeks, Public Building Commission, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington, Room 200.

Pre-Submittal Conference:
A Pre-Submittal Conference will be held at 10:00am, Friday, March 23, 2012 in CL-115, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington.

Janice Meeks – Manager of Procurement:

Project Brief Description:
The Project is a new Fieldhouse at Ping Tom Memorial Park to be designed and constructed in general accordance with the Chicago Park District Standard Prototype Fieldhouse Design and will include a swimming pool and support spaces.

The total building area is anticipated to be approximately 28,000 GSF including a 7,000 SF gymnasium and 7,000 SF natatorium. The Project Budget for Design / Build Services is estimated to be $13,000,000.

Project goals are to provide environments that are safe, stimulating and maintainable with appropriate architectural design and standards. The PBC and the Chicago Park District will require quality construction that is durable, cost effective, beautiful and environmentally sustainable. The design shall be sensitive to the surrounding neighborhood contexts and will be reviewed under Chicago Park District Building Standards. The building shall achieve minimum USGBC LEED Silver rating for building and site development.

Project Due Date: August 31, 2013


All information regarding the Project and the RFP submittal requirements, evaluation criteria and selection process will be posted below and published as required by the act



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