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The Bunting Blaustein Cancer Research Building

The Bunting Blaustein Cancer Research Building
1650 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21231
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The Facility

  • 122,000 net square feet
  • Working space for 400+ researchers and staff
  • Engineering support areas separate each of the five laboratory floors. The interstitial design will allow building services to be installed and modified without interruption of research activities on floors above and below.
  • Additional faculty and graduate student offices are also located on these intermediate levels, connected to the main lab floors by connecting stairs located in interaction spaces on each floor.
  • In addition to laboratories and offices, the building houses support spaces which include a 6,000-square-foot vivarium, a BL-3 lab, glass wash, irradiators, and laboratory services.
  • Located on the northwest corner of Broadway and Orleans, East Baltimore Johns Hopkins Medical Campus

Research Programs

  • Cancer biology, including molecular genetics and molecular virology
  • Immunology/Hematopoeisis, including leukemia and lymphoma
  • Urological Oncology
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Solid Tumor Research, including those of the breast, lung, head and neck, and brain
  • Experimental Therapeutics
  • Cancer Prevention and Control
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Pediatric Oncology

Architects and Engineers

  • HDR Architecture Inc. in association with Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership
  • RMF Engineering

Construction

  • Clark/Smoot Joint Venture, a collaborative effort of the Clark Construction Group, Inc. and the Sherman R. Smoot Corp.

COST: $59 million

Completed in 2000

This project was funded by a variety of sources including the state of Maryland, private donations, the National Cancer Institute, and others.

Directions to the Bunting Blaustein and the Koch Cancer Research Buildings

From Washington, D.C., and Virginia and the I-95 access at Baltimore-Washington International Airport:

  • Take I-95 North to Exit 53 (I-395 North) into Baltimore. (Note: Do not take the Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. fork of the exit).
  • Turn right at Pratt Street (by Baltimore Convention Center).
  • Stay on Pratt for 1.4 miles to Broadway; turn left on Broadway.
  • Turn left from Broadway onto Orleans Street. Go one block to N. Caroline Street and turn right.
  • Follow the signs to patient parking.
  • The entrance to the garage is on McElderry Street on the right.
  • When exiting the garage, go to your right and down the steps. You will see the loading dock to your left, and two identical brick buildings straight ahead. The Bunting-Blaustein and Koch Cancer Research Buildings are straight ahead
  • From Philadelphia, New York and Northeastern Baltimore Suburbs:
  • Take I-95 South toward Baltimore to Exit 57 (Boston Street and O'Donnell Street).
  • Proceed on Boston Street approximately two miles and turn left onto Fleet Street.
  • Follow Fleet Street to Broadway; turn right on Broadway.
  • Turn left from Broadway onto Orleans Street.
  • Go one block to N. Caroline Street and turn right.
  • Follow the signs to patient parking.
  • The entrance to the garage is on McElderry Street on the right.
  • When exiting the garage, go to your right and down the steps. You will see the loading dock to your left, and two identical brick buildings straight ahead. The Bunting-Blaustein and Koch Cancer Research Buildings are straight ahead.

From York, Central Pennsylvania and Northern Baltimore Suburbs:

  • Take I-83 South (Harrisburg Expressway) into Baltimore (Note: I-83 becomes the Jones Falls Expressway as you approach Baltimore).
  • Exit at Fayette Street and turn left.
  • Follow Fayette toward the medical campus.
  • Follow Fayette Street to Broadway and turn left.
  • Turn left from Broadway onto Orleans Street.
  • Go one block to N. Caroline Street and turn right.
  • Follow the signs to patient parking.
  • The entrance to the garage is on McElderry Street on the right.
  • When exiting the garage, go to your right and down the steps. You will see the loading dock to your left, and two identical brick buildings straight ahead. The Bunting-Blaustein and Koch Cancer Research Buildings are straight ahead.

From Annapolis and Maryland's Eastern Shore:

  • From Route 50, take I-97 toward Baltimore and follow I-97 to the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) toward Towson.
  • Take the Beltway to the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (I-295) North.
  • Follow I-295 into Baltimore (it becomes Russell Street). Turn right on Pratt Street.
  • Stay on Pratt from 1.4 mile to Broadway; turn left on Broadway.
  • Turn left from Broadway onto Orleans Street.
  • Go one block to N. Caroline Street and turn right.
  • Follow the signs to patient parking.
  • The entrance to the garage is on McElderry Street on the right.
  • When exiting the garage, go to your right and down the steps. You will see the loading dock to your left, and two identical brick buildings straight ahead. The Bunting-Blaustein and Koch Cancer Research Buildings are straight ahead.

From Frederick and Western Maryland

  • Take I-70 East to the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) East to I-95 North.
  • Take I-95 North to Exit 53 (I-395 north) into Baltimore.
  • Turn right at Pratt Street (by Baltimore Convention Center).
  • Stay on Pratt for 1.4 miles; turn left on Broadway.
  • Turn left from Broadway onto Orleans Street.
  • Go one block to N. Caroline Street and turn right.
  • Follow the signs to patient parking.
  • The entrance to the garage is on McElderry Street on the right.
  • When exiting the garage, go to your right and down the steps. You will see the loading dock to your left, and two identical brick buildings straight ahead. The Bunting-Blaustein and Koch Cancer Research Buildings are straight ahead.
 

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