RFP: Build Street Furniture for Brooklyn’s Most Iconic Block

Calling all fabricators: The Dumbo Improvement District (DUMBO BID) is seeking qualified bidders to construct a series of urban design solutions, designed by locally based Bjarke Ingles Group, to be deployed on the the iconic Washington Street, to help enliven the public right of way, create outdoor dining solutions for restaurants, and mitigate local construction impacts. 

Background: Washington Street, Brooklyn's most iconic block, is now an "Open Dining Street", creating a new pedestrianized zone in the heart of Dumbo. What began as a temporary installation using electric tape and french barricades has been redesigned by the internationally renowned (and Dumbo based) architecture firm, Bjarke Ingles Group (BIG). 

Key dates: 

  • A prebid conference for all bidders will be held at offices of Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), 45 Main Street, Suite 900, Brooklyn, NY, 11201 on August 17, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., local time. Prospective bidders are required to attend.
  • The deadline for proposals is August 27. 

Download the RFP here, and email us with any questions!