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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Northeastern Illinois University
QBS #QBS-61-0001-1029
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Renovation of CCICS Auditorium
Award InfoPublished Wednesday February 13, 2013
Awarded to:
Consultant: 4240 Architecture, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: $230,180
An estimated start date of 2/22/2013 through 6/30/2014
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 19
This contract award is contingent upon approval by the Board of Trustees of Northeastern Illinois University.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, November 16, 2012
Project Description
Northeastern Illinois University is seeking professional architectural firms interested in providing services for the CCICS Auditorium Remodeling Project at Northeastern Illinois University’s Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies located at 700 East Oakwood Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois.

The University seeks an architectural firm to provide services of architectural design and engineering to remodel and modernize the existing 3,490 SF auditorium including the auditorium gallery and projection room. Areas of work will include: general finishes, seating, stage lighting, audio and video systems, acoustical treatments, HVAC, and electrical and low voltage requirements.

The successful firm will provide professional architectural and engineering services for space evaluation, field verification, alternative design solutions, cost estimating, design development (including cost modeling), construction documentation, bidding, construction administration and project closeout. Related commissioning services may also be required.

Please view the attached file for further information.

Technical questions must be directed in writing to:
Jeff Schliesmann, Director, Facilities Planning and Construction
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 3:00 PM, Friday December 7, 2012:

Purchasing Department
Building C, 4th Floor
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699

For additional information, contact:
Robert Filipp
Phone: (773) 442-5308
FAX: (773) 442-5314
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • Submitted 4 copies of their qualifications.
  • Licensed to practice as an architect, landscape architect, or engineer in the State of Illinois.
  • Pre-qualified with the State of Illinois Capital Development Board.
  • Registered and authorized to do business in the State of Illinois.
  • Utilize an AutoCAD compatible system to provide documents.
Selection will be consistent with the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Qualifications Based Selection Act (30 ILCS 535/1).

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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  • QBS-61-0001-1029.pdf (20 KB)