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 [...]

Lewis Contractors Celebrates Civic Involvement

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November 30, 2017 – Olivia Jacobson, Lewis Contractors’ Director of Business Development, will be inducted into the Board of Directors for the Baltimore Architecture Foundation at the organization’s Annual Meeting on December 1st. This appointment brings Jacobson’s personal commitment to civic organizations to six and increases the company’s commitment to more than a dozen groups [...]

Eddie Murray Field at BG&E Park Unveiled

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November 15, 2017 – Baltimore Orioles’ legends and Baseball Hall of Famers Cal Ripken, Jr. and Eddie Murray joined Lt. Governor Rutherford Boyd, BG&E CEO Calvin Butler, City officials and more than a dozen members of the Baltimore City Police Department’s “Badges & Baseball” initiative as the newest Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation’s baseball field was [...]

Maryland School for the Blind’s Early Learning Center Completed


November 1, 2017 – Lewis Contractors recently completed renovations to the Maryland School for the Blind’s Andrews Hall—creating a state-of-the-art facility for the campus’ preschool and kindergarten programs. The Preschool, Early Learning and Outreach Center is a place for children with visual impairment ages birth to five years to promote readiness for school-age programs in [...]