|It's all about parking|
(Howard Hall in lower left)
In this context, an RFP with such compressed timelines could suggest a pro forma attempt to say, "Well, we tried. But we couldn't find a use for it, so I guess we'll have to knock it down. Shoot. We were hoping we wouldn't have to do that. Darn."
It will be interesting to see what is proposed, but good things take time sometimes.
(For more on Howard Hall and the Blind School Parcel, see notes tagged Blind School Redevelopment.)