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Request for Proposals - Historic Properties Available for Lease at Hot Springs National Park

Solicitation Number: RFPHOSP2012
Agency: Department of the Interior
Office: National Park Service
Location: NPS - All Offices
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Added: Oct 18, 2012 2:40 pm
On October 23, 2012, a Request for Proposals (RFP) will be issued by the National Park Service (NPS) to solicit proposals from the private sector to lease on a long-term basis one or more of two historic buildings in Hot Springs National Park-the Maurice and Libbey Bathhouses. The Libbey is located three blocks east of "Bathhouse Row" on Reserve Street. The Maurice is on Bathhouse Row" a National Historic Landmark District that contains the grandest collection of bathhouses of its kind in America. These buildings are arrayed in a continuous row along the main street of the City of Hot Springs, Arkansas, opposite the City's "Main Street" style commercial streetscape. Built between 1892 and 1923, these historic buildings range in size from approximately 20,000 square feet to over 22,000 square feet. Other buildings located on Bathhouse Row besides the three being offered are: the park's Headquarters Building; the Lamar Bathhouse which serves as NPS office and curatorial space and will serve as the new location of the park's museum store; the Buckstaff Bathhouse, in continuous operation as a traditional bathhouse since 1915 and open to the public under an NPS concession contract; the Ozark Bathhouse, leased and operated as a Museum of Contemporary Art; the Quapaw Bathhouse, leased and operated as a modern day spa featuring the hot springs thermal waters; and the Fordyce Bathhouse, used as the park visitor center and museum.

Parties interested in obtaining an RFP should contact Administrative Office Betty Spafford by mail at Hot Springs National Park, 101 Reserve Street, Hot Springs, AR 71901 or by phone at 501-620-6722. Any offer must be received by 4:30 p.m., on April 30, 2013, hand carried, mail or overnight delivery to National Park Service, Midwest Regional Office, 601 Riverfront Drive, Omaha, NE 68102, Attention: Concessions and Leasing Manager.
MWRO - Midwest Regional Office National Park Service601 Riverfront Drive Omaha NE 68102
Hot Springs National Park
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