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Lewis Completes $30M Upgrades at The Maryland School for the Blind

September 8, 2016 – Construction is complete on a recent phase of campus improvements at The Maryland School for the Blind.

Lewis Contractors served as the construction manager for the project which took place on the school’s 100 acre campus in northeast Baltimore.

The two-year long Autism-Blind Classroom and Cottage Buildings project involved the construction of two 16,000-square-foot student residence buildings and a two-story, 35,000-square-foot classroom building featuring classroom and office spaces, multiple physical therapy rooms, a greenhouse learning laboratory, and an expansive courtyard area.

Since 2011, Lewis has worked with the school on multiple capital improvement projects including a new turf beep baseball field and a $24M project involving the construction of a new academic building and two-story residential cottage facility.

Founded in 1853, The Maryland School for the Blind is a private, statewide resource center providing outreach, educational and residential programs to children and youth from infancy to age 21 who are blind or visually impaired including those with multiple disabilities.  Annually, the school serves 56 percent of the 1,700 students identified throughout the 24 jurisdictions of Maryland who are blind or visually impaired through its on campus and outreach programs.

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS.  Founded as general contractors in 1966 Lewis Contractors is celebrating its first 50 years of building Maryland. An award winning, family owned and operated construction management and general contracting firm, Lewis engages in all types of academic, institutional, restoration, industrial, and commercial projects, the Lewis Team delivers a tradition of excellence, innovative thinking, and attention to detail to their clients’ projects.