RFP: Streetscape Art for NEON Arts District

  • Commissioning Entity: City of Norfolk Public Art Commission
  • Budget: $35000
  • Open Date: 2020-03-11
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: All
  • Close Date: 2020-04-02

Brief Description

The City of Norfolk has hired RK&K Engineering to upgrade the streetscape and make much-needed infrastructure improvements. The Public Art Commission is seeking an artist to collaborate with engineers to design integrated art elements into the new streetscape plan. This is an opportunity to influence the overall use and aesthetic of the District. The art project design could include material choices, tree grates, sidewalk furniture, sites for temporary and permanent public art, planters, bollards, pavement treatments and other creative ideas. The streetscape improvement plan encompasses both sides of the street along three block, gutter, and sidewalk in the NEON district along Granby Street between Brambleton Avenue and Virginia Beach Boulevard.