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United First Parish Church Master Plan Proposals

12/6/2017, 2:43 p.m.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

December 1, 2017

United First Parish Church, located at 1306 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA, seeks proposals from qualified consultant to prepare a Master Plan. The Church, built in 1828 and designed by architect Alexander Parris, is individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a main attraction for the City of Quincy, and a linchpin in its plans for downtown development. Also known as the Church of the Presidents, the building holds the tombs of former Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams and their wives, First Ladies Abigail Adams and Louisa Catherine Adams.

Applicants must a) have demonstrated experience in master planning, condition assessments and preservation plans for historic structures, and b) a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in historic preservation, architecture, architectural history, history, planning, or a closely related field with at least two years full-time experience. In addition, the applicant shall include a Registered Professional Engineer, with demonstrated experience in the evaluation of historic structures. All Consultant Team members shall be listed in the proposal.

Consultant’s fee is fixed at $70,000. A site visit will be held on Friday, December 8 at 8:30 am. Bids will be due electronically on December 29 by 5:00 PM. United First Parish Church is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Please contact David Bousquin, Facilities Manager, for a copy of the RFP and with any questions, at office@ufpc.org or call 617-773-1290. United First Parish Church reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.