Palace of Fine Arts RFP

The Recreation and Park Department is looking for an entity(ies) to lease the iconic Palace of Fine Arts Building. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an important piece of San Francisco’s colorful history in a picturesque setting.

The Department desires to activate the building with a long-term tenant to provide a financially sustainable long term use and public access to the building. There is not a current Request for Proposals available, however, please contact Jackie Suen, (jackie.suen@sfgov.org or 415-831-6821), if you are interested in the opportunity and/or would like a tour of the building.

For information about the past bidding process and important information about the building, please see information below.

Thank you for your interest in the Palace of Fine Arts!

For information on the RFCP process, the Department’s recommendations, and the full RFP, please visit the following:

Commission Memo 

Full RFP   

Non-responsive Determination

To view the RFCP and supporting documents, please visit the following link:

RFCP Page


Background Information