RFQ – Art Spaces, Inc. – Turn to the River Design Development

Art Spaces- Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection, Inc. (“Art Spaces”) is issuing a REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) for Professional Services for the Design Development Phase of Turn to the River, a multi-year project in Terre Haute, Indiana to reconnect downtown Terre Haute with the Wabash River through public art and design.

Firms with a proven record of achievement in visioning, design, placemaking and revitalization are invited to participate in a creative initiative that will bring positive and long lasting change to an important but neglected area of the city’s downtown.  The selected Design Team will provide all services necessary to develop the identified Project Scope from Schematic Design to Design Development.

The following attachments are referenced in the RFQ:

  1. Aerial photograph of the area of Project Scope
  2. Google map showing project area outlined
  3. Terre Haute City Hall
  4. Terre Haute City Hall with fountain
  5. General site conditions
  6. Vigo County Courthouse viewed from City Hall
  7. Vigo County Courthouse – aerial looking west from 3rd Street
  8. Current Parking Lot
  9. Existing Walking Path from 3rd Street to parking lot
  10. General site conditions
  11.  “One Wabash” from the east side
  12. “One Wabash” looking toward downtown
  13. Rough Site Concept showing walking path trajectory
  14. Terre Haute aerial shot showing Wabash River and its proximity to city
  15. Google map of Primary Downtown District

Applicants are also strongly encouraged to review the linked documents covering the background, purpose and previous phases of the project: https://wabashvalleyartspaces.com/current-projects/turn-to-the-river

The deadline for receipt of materials is Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

All materials should be mailed to:  Art Spaces, Inc., 669 Ohio Street, Terre Haute, IN  47807-3525

For more information:  info@wabashvalleyartspaces.com (please reference “Turn to the River” in the subject heading).  Or call: 812-235-2801

Turn to the River is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, a government agency.