Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

Email: info@whiteflint.org


White Flint 2 Meeting June 6

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The next White Flint 2 planning meeting, in collaboration with the Rock Spring Master Plan, will take place on Monday, June 6, 2016 at Luxmanor Elementary School, 6201 Tilden Lane, 7-9 p.m. This meeting will focus on schools, including results from the Walter Johnson School Cluster roundtable discussions. Staff from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will attend this meeting.…

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Welcome to the neighborhood, Abt Associates

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Abt Associates recently signed a full-building lease for 6130 Executive Blvd., a 155,000-square-foot building the National Cancer Institute vacated in fall 2013. Abt Associates is a consulting practice focusing on climate change, education, agriculture, health, income, food secrity, and the environment. Abt Associates has had an office at 4550 Montgomery Ave.…

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Testifying Against Widening Route 355 at the City of Rockville

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Last night Sigurd Neubauer, Friends of White Flint board member, testified at the City of Rockville Hearing on the possible widening of Route 355 to 252 feet.  His testimony, and a couple of lovely photos that show he’s working to pass the advocacy torch on to the next generation, are below.…

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Preliminary Ideas for White Flint 2 from the Planning Department

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At the May 16th White Flint 2 Sector Plan Meeting, the planning department presented alternative scenarios for the White Flint 2 area and their potential impacts on traffic and schools. Please note that these are preliminary scenarios from the planning department, but they are important first drafts that you should take a look at, ponder, and comment on.…

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930 Rose — Sophisticated Condos at Pike and Rose

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900 … yes 900 … people RSVP’d to the grand opening party at City Perch for the opening of 930 Rose, a boutique collection of condominiums at Pike & Rose above to-be-built Canopy hotel, a new global lifestyle brand by Hilton Worldwide. 

The residences, which range from 600 to more than 2,400 square feet, feature walls of windows, expansive floorplans, recessed downlights, balconies and terraces.

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The Pike District (and our executive director) Featured in Washingtonian Magazine

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Why, yes, it is kind of cool to wake up and find executive director Amy Ginsburg and Friends of White Flint quoted in Washingtonian Magazine.

“Stable doesn’t mean stagnant. Just look at what’s happening in some of Montgomery County’s most family-friendly communities. Take Zip code 20852, between Bethesda and Rockville proper, where the median home price was $397,850 last year and, on average, has fluctuated less than 1 percent over the past decade.…

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Here’s what was discussed at yesterday’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee

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The White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee‘s task is to advise County departments on public services in the White Flint sector plan area and coordinate community activities that promote and brand the Pike District. Here’s what they discussed at their monthly meeting.

Ken Hartman said his office is compiling a calendar of summer events in the White Flint area.…

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Bethesda North Conference Center Garage Construction Starts Soon!

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As we’ve posted before, the new Conference Center Garage starts construction this summer. The garage will replace the existing North Bethesda Conference Center surface parking lot with a six-level parking structure containing 650 parking spaces. Click here for the Planning Department’s staff report.

The garage is part of the Western Workaround which builds a grid system of streets in that part of the White Flint area.…

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It’s a little bit North of the Pike District, but it certainly affects the Pike District

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 THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED!!

Join Reimagine Twinbrook and the B. F. Saul Company and Affiliates for an Open House at the Twinbrook Community Recreation Center on May 10th.
Reimagine Twinbrook Open House
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
7:159:00 pm
Twinbrook Community Recreation Center
12920 Twinbrook Pkwy, Rockville, MD

Stop by to ask questions and share your thoughts on the City of Rockville’s proposal to widen the Twinbrook section of Rockville Pike to 252 feet. 

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