Historic Brown Chapel AME Preservation Society, Inc. (Foundation) is seeking qualified architectural and engineering services for the repair and rehabilitation of Brown Chapel AMEChurch in Selma, Alabama. The Society was awarded an African American Civil Rights Grant from the National Park Service in 2016 to preserve the Church, which was built ca. 1908 and is in the National Register of Historic Places, and a designated National Historic Landmark. The services will entail producing plans and specifications that include structural and electrical engineering repairs. Structural repairs include interior balcony stabilization, foundation shoring, roof and cupola repair, masonry work and stain glass restoration. Additional services will include: project management and assistance in selection of general contractor and subcontractors.
The selected offeror must have adequate experience, which includes but not limited to the following requirements: 10+ years of experience in historic preservation and project management, as well as membership in Architect Institute of America (AIA).
Scoring criteria and the selection process will include factors of proposal price, qualifications and experience in historic preservation, specifically related to work that meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties. Selected candidates will be subject to final approval by the National Park Service. Small, women-owned, and minority-owned business enterprises are encouraged to apply. Deadline to apply is 09/29/2017
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