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Topeka Street Firehouse

City Issues RFP for Topeka Firehouse

The City of Wichita received five responses to the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Topeka Street Firehouse Catalyst Site located at 500 S. Topeka Avenue. The Downtown Development Review Committee, consisting of private sector representatives and City staff, reviewed the proposals and selected two proposals for interviews.

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​The property is located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Topeka Avenue and Lewis Street. The property offers an attractive building and strategic location to anchor a multi-property development that expands upon the success of INTRUST Bank Arena and the Commerce Arts District. Proposals should demonstrate how the Property would be revitalized in conjunction with the redevelopment of surrounding vacant and underutilized sites, consistent with the vision of the Project Downtown master plan.


Topeka Street Firehouse - Commerce Street Development Partners.pdfTopeka Street Firehouse - Commerce Street Development Partners
Topeka Street Firehouse Proposal - Vantage Point Properties.pdfTopeka Street Firehouse Proposal - Vantage Point Properties

Important Dates

​Deadline Date
​Pre-Proposal Conference on site ​January 26, 2018, 8:30 A.M. on site
​Open walk-through​February 7, 2018 9:00 -10:00 A.M. on site
​All Proposals Due

​March 2, 2018 3:00 P.M.

​Open house for proposal finalists

​April 26, 2018 5:00 - 6:30 PM: Downtown Wichita, 505 East Douglas


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