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


Monthly Archives: December 2015

Thanks in advance for your help, time, and support!

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Happy New Year, everyone.  Amy, here.

As you know better than most folks, Friends of White Flint ensures that our community will develop into a walkable, thriving neighborhood. We advocate for the full implementation of the 2010 White Flint Sector Plan, and we are helping to craft the White Flint 2 Sector Plan.…

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Office Park Obsolescence

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A recent report from Newmark, Grubb, Knight and Frank, one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the world, showed that traditional office parks do not “offer the experience most of today’s tenants are seeking,” and the suburban office market is confronting “obsolescence” on a “massive scale.” The report stated that more than 7.5% of all office space nationally may no longer be salvageable, though a number of those buildings can be saved with some changes.…

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What should we do with Executive Boulevard?

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The many empty office spaces along Executive Boulevard in White Flint 2 are far from unusual in the DC Metro area. According to this recent article in The Washington Post, re purposing older office buildings is a vexing issue for many areas. In fact,  there are about 71 million square feet of empty office space in the DMV.…

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Please Support Friends of White Flint

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Happy Friday, everyone.  Amy, here.

As you know better than most folks, Friends of White Flint ensures that our community will develop into a walkable, thriving neighborhood. We advocate for the full implementation of the 2010 White Flint Sector Plan, and we are helping to craft the White Flint 2 Sector Plan.…

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Making a Place a Place You Love

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You may have heard of a concept called “placemaking.” While it sounds like a trendy, made-up word, it’s actually the definitive foundation of the White Flint Sector Plan. No doubt you’re eager to learn more, so here’s a quick Friends of White Flint primer on placemaking.

According to Wikipedia, placemaking is a multi-faceted approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces.…

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