Professional Practice

Capitol Mall Design Framework RFP (Saint Paul, Minnesota)

Date: 8/21/2023 - 9/21/2023

Type: RFPs / RFQs

LA CES approved?: No

Location(s): Minnesota


The primary study area for the Mall Framework is the Capitol campus subdistrict and its integral public streets and right-of ways. Additional limited study is needed for design strategies within the public realm areas surrounding the Capitol Campus and for overall connectivity strategies to surrounding sub-districts in the larger Capitol Area and surrounding neighborhoods of Saint Paul. Specifically, to develop a master plan for campus and streets in its immediate context, a Schematic Design that will determine a set of projects for immediate implementation, and guidance for future implementation on public land. Strategies that are climate resilient, fiscally responsible, realistically implementable, and operationally sustainable are desired.

Expertise desired: urban design and campus design; landscape architecture design and management, historian/historic resources and preservation; stormwater design and management; wayfinding, mobility, public art; event management; personal safety; media, communication, and public engagement; pre-construction cost estimating; project management and implementation. The team must include members with professional experience working in Minnesota, who can provide expertise and familiarity with local climate, culture, community and other issues unique to this context. Strategic, targeted, transparent, and visible engagement efforts will be required to support the development of the Mall Framework.





Professional Practice: 

Library and
Research Services:
Ian Bucacink

RFQs & Opportunities:

Historic Landscapes (HALS):