The City Hall of Katowice announced an open call for tenders interested in a redevelopment and extension of the “Dom Prasy” (Press House) building located at 1 Młyńska St. at the Market Square. Offers can be filed until 17th of November 2010. A chosen prime contractor will have 18 months to conclude construction works. The estimated cost of the investment is PLN 21,7 million.
The construction works include a fully redevelopment of the building’s interiors, elevations and inside wiring. A building management system and fire-alarm system will be also implemented. After the redevelopment, the building will be 34,5 meters high and will cover 5 200 sq. meters of usable area (6 500 sq.m. in total) on 9 storeys.
The facility at 1 Młyńska St. is appointed for City Hall’s departments and a citizens service. Designed by Marian Śramkiewicz, referring to modernism and raised in the 60’s last century, “Dom Prasy” was occupied by regional journals. At the beginning of 2009 last companies were moved out from the building.