Call for Submissions: Congress Square Redesign

Call for Submissions: Congress Square Redesign

The City of Portland, Maine is seeking proposals from qualified Design Teams for the schematic phase re-design of Congress Square, a 1.3 acre public open space and traffic intersection in the heart of the city’s Arts District in downtown Portland, Maine. The project includes the Congress Square Redesign and the commissioning of works of Public Art, presenting a unique opportunity for collaborative urban design and public art; the redesign concept will be developed in tandem and integrated with the public artwork. One design team will be selected with the artist to be chosen simultaneously; the fee for this schematic design phase is $50,000 and the submission deadline is Thursday, January 28, 2016 by 3:00pm EST.

Information about both RFQs (Congress Square Public Art Commission RFQ--Bid #4016 and Congress Square Redesign—Bid #3916) will be posted on the City of Portland website ( To obtain a copy of the RFQ you must contact the City Purchasing Office at 207-874-8654 or Proposals from artists or designers not registered with the Purchasing Office may be rejected; receipt of this document directly from the City of Portland indicates registration. Should a vendor receive this Request from a source other than the City, please contact 207-874-8654 to ensure that your firm is listed as a vendor for this RFP.

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Cite: "Call for Submissions: Congress Square Redesign" 21 Dec 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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