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Bergamot Station Arts Center Proposals: Community Meeting

City of Santa Monica Economic Development Division

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

Santa Monica, CA

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The City of Santa Monica invites you to a public meeting to meet the three development teams who were invited to submit proposals in response to the City of Santa Monica's Request for Proposals  (RFP) for the City-owned site located at 2525 Michigan Avenue, known as the "Bergamot Station Arts Center."  City staff from Economic Development, Planning and Community Development, Cultural Affairs, Public Works and Big Blue Bus will also be in attendance to help answer questions about the site, the City's leasing and development guidelines, the multi-year community process leading to the RFP, as well as overall guiding public policy objectives governing the site's designation as a community cultural arts center (e.g. Bergamot Area Plan, City of Santa Monica Creative Capital strategy).

Schedule: 

6:00 - 6:20 p.m.:  Registration

6:20 - 6:30 p.m.:  Welcome and City of Santa Monica Staff Overview of the Bergamot Station RFP

6:30 -7:45 p.m.:  Development Team Presentations--ReThink Development/Kor Group; Bergamot Station Ltd/ Worthe Real Estate Group; and 26Street TOD Partners LLC.

7:45 - 8:30 p.m.:  Q + A and Community Feedback

Access InformationParking is FREE in the Bergamot Station lot, entrance on Michigan Avenue (off of Cloverfield/26th St).  Park inside the lot and walk to the SW corner, Bldg i.  Big Blue Bus Line #5, 6 or 7 (26th St or Cloverfield) are within walking distance:  www.bigbluebus.com.  Pedestrian access via Michigan Avenue, 26th St (near Olympic) or Stewart St (via the Agensys public art walk at 1800 Stewart St). 

The event is FREE and open to the public.   Prior to the meeting, we encourage you to explore Bergamot Station Arts Center and visit the galleries, cafe, theater and museum.

 To request disability-related accomodations, please contact (310) 458-8906.  Este es un aviso para una reunion publica sobre el futuro del "Bergamot Station Arts Center."  Si necesita un traductor pongase en contacto con Felix Landaverde (310) 458-8906.

Have questions about Bergamot Station Arts Center Proposals: Community Meeting? Contact City of Santa Monica Economic Development Division

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2525 Michigan Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)


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City of Santa Monica Economic Development Division

 The City of Santa Monica's Housing and Economic Development Department is responsible for managing the City-owned real estate assets in Santa Monica and supporting a sustainable local economy. "Bergamot Station Arts Center," located at 2525 Michigan Avenue, is partially located on City-owned land.  The City Site is 5.6 acres with five buildings totaling approximatly 62,000 SF, and is currently occupied by approximately 30 small, creative businesses, including art galleries, a non-profit theater company and a cafe.  Additional galleries, creative office and the Santa Monica Museum of Art are located on the adjacent private-owned portion of Bergamot.  The Expo Light Rail line is scheduled to open by 2016 with a light rail train station immediately adjacent the Site (corner of Olympic Bvld and 26th St).  For additional information on Bergamot Station Arts Center, the RFP process and objectives and staff recommendations, please visit:  www.smgov.net/bergamot.
 
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