Milwaukie, Oregon: Lennar Northwest, Inc., the property owner (“Lennar”) has issued this Request For Proposal (RFP) seeking organizations or individuals interested in relocating the Friesen Chapel from its present location on the former Jennings Lodge Evangelical Center property in Milwaukie, Oregon. Additional RFP information may be obtained through https://lennar.box.com/s/tpcyy8xnktye32gnh8zoo37c0lywc2ge
Lennar is undertaking the development of the property for a residential neighborhood. To accommodate this project, Lennar is issuing this RFP to relocate the Friesen Chapel – constructed in 1945 and determined a contributing structure of the Jennings Lodge Retreat Center historic district – on behalf of Lennar and in coordination with the State Historic Preservation Office (“SHPO”), Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (“ACHP”) and United States Army Corps of Engineers (“USACE”). Proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m. by August 24, 2018. No proposals received after deadline will be considered.
The following stipulations apply:
•The Friesen Chapel shall be completely removed from the Lennar property. The selected organization or individual shall be solely responsible for providing its own property for the relocation.
•Lennar in coordination with OR SHPO will make the final determination of approving the organization or individual selected (the “Selected Party”) for the relocation and its corresponding work plan, based on accepted historic preservation standards as approved by OR SHPO.
•The Chapel shall be offered for relocation and rehabilitation to a non-profit organization or to other private citizens and organizations in that order of priority.
•Lennar has made available to the Selected Party, $50,000 to offset relocation and rehabilitation costs. Additional offsetting funding may, but with no guarantee whatsoever, be made available by others. Excepting the above-noted offsetting funding, which shall be provided to the Selected Party, any and all costs associated with the feasibility analysis, relocation and rehabilitation of the Chapel shall be borne by the Selected Party.
•Interested parties are made aware that Lennar’s property will be partially or fully improved with construction underway at the time of Chapel relocation. The Selected Party acknowledges the property is an active construction site, shall exercise best practices related to safety and environmental protection measures, shall be fully insured as required by Lennar, and be solely responsible for the protection, repair or replacement of any improvements or property that may be affected as a result of its Chapel relocation efforts. The above-noted offsetting funding will be first-applied to costs for such protection, repair or replacement, if any.
•The Chapel has an approximate overall footprint of 43’ W x 57’ L, and central structure height of 25’, plus the steeple projecting an additional 20’ over the structure.
•The deadline to select the organization or individual committed to relocating and rehabilitating the Friesen Chapel is September 4, 2018. The Chapel must be completely removed from Lennar’s property by July 1, 2019. No extensions will be granted.
•Except for arrangements made with and under personal escort by Lennar, the property is not available for access or inspection.
•Interested parties seeking additional information should contact Teresa Felton of Lennar at 360-258-7885 or via email at Teresa.Felton@Lennar.com.