Parks & People

The Center for Parks & People Awarded for Outstanding Urban Development

October 11, 2016 – The Parks & People Foundation’s new campus in Baltimore receives prestigious WaveMaker Award at the 8th Annual ULI Baltimore WaveMaker Awards Event.

Each year, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) recognizes outstanding wavemaking real estate development projects, related programs and visionaries in urban development through its awards program. This year, The Center for Parks & People was one of five exceptional local development projects to receive the honor.

The new Baltimore campus consisted of two phases of work involving the restoration of the Druid Hill Park Superintendent’s House and the construction of the foundation’s new headquarters building designed to provide laboratory and classroom space for environmental education and job training. The entire project earned the the U.S. Green Building Council’s highest green building certification of LEED Platinum.

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.