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The Flower Show

Frank Glavin Playground and Recreation Center Renovations

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS), in partnership with the City’s Rebuilding Community Infrastructure Program ("Rebuild"), invites bids for renovations at Frank Glavin Memorial “A&W” Playground and Recreation Center (Glavin) at 2600 E. Westmoreland Street in Philadelphia, PA. This project will be solicited in two phases consisting of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to express interest in the project (required to be considered for the bid), followed by a Request for Proposals (RFP) to bid on the project.


  • The intent of this RFQ is for Rebuild Project User, PHS, to solicit a General Contractor (GC) and Sub-Contractor Vendor Applicants who will provide information about their experience, qualifications, and interest in bidding on the Glavin project. The Glavin renovation consists of enhancements to the existing recreation center and improvements to the playground, spray ground, and other site elements.
  • The complete scope of work and additional information can be downloaded at this link.
  • On April 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm, a virtual information session was held (attendance was required for GC applicants and recommended for all applicants.) For questions on this session, contact Rae Vassar, Urban Design Project Manager, at [email protected].


  • RFP posting and Mandatory pre-bid date coming soon!