Robert E. Lewis, 92, designed Hopkins buildingsRobert E...

August 11, 1996

Robert E. Lewis, 92, designed Hopkins buildings

Robert E. Lewis, a local architect who designed several buildings at the Johns Hopkins University, died July 29 of a heart attack at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 92.

Mr. Lewis was a partner at the now-defunct architectural firm of Wrenn, Lewis & Jencks for 50 years. He designed the Faculty Club, Eisenhower Library, Merrick Gates Building and several dormitories at the Johns Hopkins University. He also designed the Cone and May wings of the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Mr. Lewis retired in the late 1970s to a cattle farm in Butler.

His wife, the former Virginia Craig, died in 1980.

He is survived by two sons, Craig Lewis of Baltimore and Timothy Lewis of Bethlehem, Pa.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Pub Date: 8/11/96

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