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New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) invites architects to submit proposals for the provision of architectural design and related consulting services for the renovation of the Bronx Museum of the Arts.

The project is envisioned to include the demolition and reconstruction of the building’s South Wing Atrium and shall create an iconic new multi-story entrance and lobby at the southwest corner of the museum.

NYCEDC plans to select a consultant on the basis of factors stated in the RFP  which include but are not limited to: the quality of the proposal, experience of key staff identified in the proposal, experience and quality of any subcontractors proposed, demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFP, M/WBE participation plan, and the proposed fee.

It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, state and City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected category and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives. Please refer to the Equal Employment and Affirmative Compliance for Non-Construction Contracts Addendum in the RFP.

Optional Info Session

An optional informational session will be held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 2pm at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to [email protected] on or before July 13, 2021.


Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5pm on Monday, July 19, 2021. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to [email protected]. Answers to all questions will be posted by Monday, July 26, 2021, to

Submission Guidelines/Deadlines

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in the RFP, available as of Tuesday, July 6, 2021. To download a copy of the solicitation documents please visit RESPONSES ARE DUE NO LATER THAN Monday, August 2, 2021.

Please submit your response via electronic upload by clicking here and uploading your proposal.

When uploading your response, please submit all documents in a single zip file labelled with your company name. Please note that Chrome Browser is the preferred method to upload your electronic responses to the current procurement. Technical questions pertaining to downloading and submitting proposals to this RFP may be directed to on or before Monday, August 2, 2021.


This project has Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) participation goals, and all respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Participation Proposal with their response. To learn more about NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, visit For the list of companies who have been certified with the New York City Department of Small Business Services as M/WBE, please go to the

NYCEDC established the Contract Financing Loan Fund programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) interested in working on public construction projects.   Contract Financing Loan Fund facilitates financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, labor, supplies and equipment. Bidders/subcontractors are strongly encouraged to visit the NYCEDC website at to learn more about the program.

Vendor Resources

Because NYCEDC’s projects are generally funded with public funding sources, working with NYCEDC on many of our projects requires the completion and submission of certain forms and documents. Click here to register with PASSPort, a database of information of vendors who do business with NYC, learn how to obtain proof of insurance, download Doing Business Accountability project forms, and more.

Key Documents
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  • Fee and Cost Schedule Template Please complete and include with RFP response.
  • Info Session - PowerPoint Presentation July 14, 2021
  • Info Session - Attendance Sheet July 14, 2021
  • Addendum 1

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