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Rochester, MN  55904
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The City of Rochester is pleased to announce the opening of the request for proposal (RFP) process for the operation and management of the historic Chateau Theatre.  The RFP is open to all interested parties and has a submission deadline of September 20, 2021 at Noon.  The City of Rochester will retain ownership of the Chateau Theatre.
The Chateau Theatre, which was built in 1927, is located in the heart of Downtown Rochester and is one of the most significant historic structures in the city. 
Deputy City Administrator Aaron Parrish shares, “The Chateau Theatre is an important part of our community.  It is our goal to ensure this RFP reaches a broad audience to provide the opportunity for the selection of an operation which would best serve our community and the building.  We look forward to residents and visitors have the ability to enjoy the space again.”
The City has set the following operational priorities for a respondent to the RFP, including:
“The historic Chateau Theatre is located in the Heart of the City, a priority area for development in the Destination Medical Center initiative.  Dynamically activated, the Chateau, will add to the vibrancy of our downtown and community,” shares DMC Executive Director, Patrick Seeb.
Questions about the RFP process can be directed to Jaymi Wilson, Project Manager with the City of Rochester at or 507-328-2023

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