Advertisement for Bids: Contract C1602R – Kenwood Academy Link and Mechanical Project (Rebid)

The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) has invited all Class A Prequalified firms to bid on PBC Contract C1602R, Kenwood Academy Link and Mechanical Project.

The Kenwood Academy Link and Mechanical Project is located at 5015 South Blackstone Avenue, in Chicago, Illinois.

The project entails constructing an enclosed second level link between the main Kenwood Academy building and the Canter building along with associated site enhancements for landscaping and parking.  Interior scope consists of HVAC improvements of mechanical units for the Athletic Wing of the school. Locker/Team/Trainer Room Conversion (3 areas): Renovated Trainer Room, Enlarged Teams Lockers, Renovated Electrical Room for Link/MEP, Lighting, ADA Scope.

The project includes a Phasing Plan.


Class A General Contractors

  • All Construction Group
  • All-Bry Construction Company
  • Berglund Construction Company
  • Blinderman Construction Company, Inc.
  • BOWA Construction
  • Brandenburg Industrial Service Company
  • Broadway Electric, Inc.
  • Burling Builders, Inc.
  • Clark Construction Group – Chicago, LLC
  • F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen & Associates, LLC
  • Friedler Construction Company
  • Gilbane Building Company
  • GMA Construction Group
  • Henry Bros. Co.
  • Hunt Construction Group, Inc.
  • James McHugh Construction Company
  • John Burns Construction Company
  • K.R. Miller Contractors, Inc.
  • Path Construction Company, Inc.
  • Powers & Sons Construction Company, Inc.
  • The George Sollitt Construction Company
  • Turner Construction Company
  • Tyler Lane Construction, Inc.
  • UJAMAA Construction, Inc.
  • Walsh Construction Company, II LLC


  • Book 1 Instructions to Bidders may be found here
  • Bid Form – Fillable Version
  • Plans and specifications, including any Addenda issued for the above-referenced project may be found here: Aloha Print Group Planroom
  • The list of Assist Agencies who will have access to complete sets of drawings and specifications can be found here


On Thursday, February 15, 2024,  PBC will host a Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting at 2:00 p.m., and a Non-Mandatory Technical Review Meeting at 2:30p.m. on ZOOM virtual meeting platform.  

To join click on the link or call the number below:

          Meeting Link:                          Kenwood Academy Link and Mechanical Project

          Meeting Phone Number:     312-626-6799

          Meeting ID:                               874 9745 7163

          Meeting Passcode:                  None required

Subcontractors and suppliers are encouraged to attend.

Pre-Bid/Tech Review Materials:

To view related video(s), please click on respective link(s) below:

Site Visit Materials:


  • Addendum No. 1 issued February 23,  for Kenwood Academy Link and Mechanical (C1602R) can be obtained by clicking on the following link: Addendum No. 1


Sealed bids shall be received electronically at the Public Building Commission of Chicago, to the attention of Patricia Montenegro, Deputy Director of Procurement at and by 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2024.  Public Bid Opening will be held immediately following receipt of bids at 11:00a.m. and will be broadcast live on PBC’s YouTube Live page.

Bid Tabulation: 

(To be uploaded once available)

All questions regarding this contract must be submitted in writing to Patricia Montenegro, Deputy Director of Procurement, Public Building Commission, 50 West Washington, Room 200, Chicago, IL 60602 or emailed to:

Public Building Commission of Chicago
Mayor Brandon Johnson, Chairman
Ray Giderof, Acting Executive Director

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