Government Contract | Illinois
Entertainment Docking on The Chicago Riverwalk

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000452697

Bid Title: Entertainment Docking on The Chicago Riverwalk

Agency Bid No. Title: 141810

Received Date: 01/06/2016

Close Date: 03/01/2016

Purchase Type: 10 years for completion

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Chicago Riverwalk, once completed, will extend from Lake Shore Drive to Lake Street. Theconstruction of the Riverwalk has three phases. Phase 1 extends from Lake Shore Drive to StateStreet. It connects to the Lake Front Trail between State Street and Lake Shore Drive. It is apedestrian path surrounded by landscaping with a few concessionaires operating from semipermanentstructures. There is currently an architectural tour boat company operating fromthis section of the Riverwalk, and Friends of the River operates a museum within the southwesttower of the Michigan Avenue bridge.Phase 2 of the Riverwalk runs from State Street to LaSalle Street and was completed in 2015.This section was created to reflect various river typographies and is more modern and urban.With the completion of Phase 2, a continuous pedestrian walkway exists between LaSalle Streetand Lake Shore Drive. The City granted licenses to a variety of concessionaires to operate inPhase 1 and 2 from May 2015 to November 1, 2015.Phase 3, is the final phase of the project which is expected to be completed in the fall of 2016and extend the Chicago Riverwalk to Lake Street.The addition of a new docking area, Location 3, will further enhance visitors experience ofdowntown and the Chicago Riverwalk. The City is seeking proposals to develop a uniquerecreational, educational and cultural amenity on the Chicago Riverwalk by a team that hasexperience and expertise operating entertainment boats on a busy waterway.

Product Codes: 97521, 97735, 96205, 97104

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Chicago

State: Illinois

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Michelle Woods Fleet and Facility Management, 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 300, Chicago, Illinois, 60602




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