Best of Maryland: Statewide Preservation Awards


Preservation Maryland will hold its annual Best of Maryland statewide preservation awards during National Preservation Month on Thursday, May 17, 2018 to recognize strong advocates for historic preservation and the professionals, organizations, and volunteers who accomplish the important task of protecting Maryland history and architecture. More information is available at: THE 2018 BEST OF [...]

Lewis Contractors Featured in Preservation Maryland’s Podcast

Hear Lewis Contractors’ President Tyler Tate’s interview for the April edition of Preservation Maryland’s weekly preservation podcast, conducted on the heels of the successful Family Day at the James Brice House in Annapolis. In this interview, Tyler highlights some of the projects associated with Lewis Contractors’ storied portfolio of historic restoration work throughout the State [...]

Lewis Contractors, Maryland’s Most Awarded Contractor, Receives Six ABC Excellence Awards

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April 27, 2018 – Lewis Contractors is pleased to announce six Excellence in Construction awards from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The projects vary in size and type from large new construction to historic renovation, and were all completed on challenging construction sites. ABC’s awards are based on the project owner’s satisfaction with a contractor’s [...]

Restoration of One West Mt. Vernon Place at The Walters Art Museum Recognized by Three Awards

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April 23, 2018 – Having restored the Peabody Institute Library, the nation’s first monument to President George Washington—the Mt. Vernon Washington Monument—, and most recently The Walters Art Museum’s One West Mt. Vernon Place, Lewis Contractors has amassed a broad knowledge base for overseeing work on Mt. Vernon’s popular park square. In recognition of this [...]

Lewis Contractors Honored with Four Recent Awards for Restoration and Sustainability

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February 21, 2018 – Lewis Contractors, Maryland’s most awarded construction firm, was recently recognized with four additional awards—three for restoration of historic buildings and a fourth for the construction of an innovative laboratory dedicated to research associated with Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay. First, Maryland Historical Trust honored Lewis with its Sustainability Award for the restoration of [...]

Lewis Contractors Celebrates Completion of Towson University’s Burdick Hall Expansion


January 31, 2018—Following a soft opening last weekend, Lewis Contractors joined Towson University on Wednesday in officially celebrating the successful completion of the multi-year renovation and the campus’ fitness center and educational classroom building, Burdick Hall. Originally constructed in 1973—when TU’s enrollment was a fraction of what it is today—the Burdick Hall gymnasium has received [...]

Lewis Contractors Completes Restoration Of CCBC Catonsville’s Historic Hilton Mansion


January 23, 2018 – The highly successful, seven-year “New Beginnings” capital campaign for CCBC Catonsville raised more than $57 million for the college and was celebrated at the ribbon cutting following Lewis Contractors’ restoration of the campus’ iconic Hilton Mansion. This $6.5 million, nearly two-year project brings new life to the historic home which overlooks [...]

Lewis Contractors Continues Restoration Work At James Brice House


January 11, 2018 – Lewis Contractors’ craftsmen and their subcontractors are stepping back in time–nearly three centuries –as restoration work for the James Brice House in Annapolis continues. Thanks to Brice’s original, detailed account book from the original construction, much is known about the construction of this five-part Georgian-style manor—one of the largest and most [...]

Lewis Contractors Honored Twice at Annual ABC Baltimore State of the Industry Meeting


December 4, 2017 – Lewis Contractors received two honors at the November 16th Annual State of the Industry Breakfast hosted by Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) Baltimore Chapter. ABC was founded in 1950 when seven contractors gathered in Baltimore to create an association based on the shared belief that construction projects should be awarded on [...]

Homewood Mansion Museum Receives Roof Drainage Improvements

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November 29, 2017 – Baltimore’s Homewood Mansion Museum, listed on the National Historic Registry, recently received some much-needed improvements to the roof drainage system. Built between 1801 and 1809, Homewood survives as Baltimore’s only in-tact Federal mansion. Lewis Contractors of Owings Mills was selected as the contractor to complete the work, given their in-depth experience [...]