Assistance for Developers Responding to Navy Yard’s Admiral’s Row RFP
August 6th, 2009, 6:52 pm
The Brooklyn Navy Yard recently released its RFP for the redevelopment of the Admiral’s Row site. MAS sees the RFP process as an opportunity to provide practical information to developers interested in responding to the RFP and to encourage the retention and rehabilitation of more than just the required two historic buildings on the site. As part of our Admiral’s Row work, MAS has developed several site plans showing how additional historic buildings can be integrated into new development on the site. In addition, we have gathered many resources on the history and potential future of the site.We are eager to work with developers in tailoring our initial site plans to the information provided in the RFP and to aid in identifying tax credits and financial incentives to help fund the preservation of these buildings.
We hope that our experience and information will be helpful to responders looking to create an exciting new development at Admiral’s Row that combines both new construction and the preservation of the incredibly-significant historic buildings. Continue reading for downloadable resources and further information
The RFP deadline is set for October 19, 2009, but there is a mandatory informational meeting next Tuesday, August 11th, 10 am, at the Brooklyn Navy Yard (full information here). Here are several downloadable resources for potential RFP responders:
- Spreadsheet of Facts and Estimates for the Rehabilitation of the Admiral’s Row Buildings
- Eleven Site Plans Demonstrating How the Historic Admiral’s Row Buildings Can Be Integrated into the Site
- “Assessment of Admirals Row Buildings K-L, H-C, B, D, E-F-G, and I (Final Report),” aka the Beardsley Report. This report discusses the historic and structural integrity of each of the 10 historic houses, provides an assessment of their salvageable architectural features, and examines the feasibility of repairing the houses.
- MAS Blog Post Explaining Our 11 Proposed Alternative Plans
- “Phase 1A Cultural Resources Investigation for Admiral’s Row Section, Former Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York”. This report provides research and documentation on all of the buildings on the site, assesses their significance, and identifies areas of archeological sensitivity.
- Admiral’s Row Site Map
- National Guard Bureau’s website for Admiral’s Row
Also, be sure to check out our Admiral’s Row video, which explains the history of the site.