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: February 2019

Want to serve on the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee?

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County Executive Marc Elrich is seeking applicants to fill five vacancies on the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee, for two members representing businesses that employ fewer than 25 employees, one representative of commercial property owners in the Sector Plan Area, one resident in the Sector Plan Area, and one resident outside the Sector Plan Area.…

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Terrific MCEDC Resources

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Looking for something interesting to peruse on this snow day? Want to learn more about our White Flint/Pike District neighborhood? You can discover information, graphics, videos, and more at the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) website.

HQ2 Branding Video:

HQ2 Aerial Video:

White Flint Business Location Brochure:

https://thinkmoco.com/white-flint-brochure

White Flint Business Location Landing Page and One-Sheet:

https://thinkmoco.com/locations/white-flint

Think Success: Music Center at Strathmore

White Flint video they created for Amazon:

Pike District Stats and White Flint Development Projects:

https://thinkmoco.com/reports

https://thinkmoco.com/talent-report

https://thinkmoco.com/growth-report

mocostrength.com
mocosuccess.com

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Learn about Energized Public Spaces Design Guidelines

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The purpose of Montgomery Parks’ Energized Public Spaces (EPS) Design Guidelines is to create energized, inviting, easily accessible, attractive, comfortable, and safe public spaces.

The EPS Design Guidelines will provide overall direction for major features of parks and public spaces design including the recommended size, type of experiences and amenities that each park type should provide.…

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Council Panel Pushes To Keep Money for Metrorail Station Improvements

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From Bethesda Beat

A Montgomery County Council committee wants funding for station improvements at the Forest Glen and White Flint Metrorail stations to remain a priority in the county’s construction-projects budget.

County Executive Marc Elrich last month recommended deferring $14.7 million from the White Flint and Forest Glen stations projects and pursuing funding from the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority, which operates the regional subway system.…

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An informative, interesting, standing-room-only community meeting

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More than sixty people crammed into the Shriver Aquatic Center this week for our informative Community Meeting. We were grateful that Councilmember Andrew Friedson and MCDOT stopped by, and we heard interesting updates on development and the Western Workaround.

MCDOT, the County Executive’s Office, and MCEDC mentioned many websites full of information important to Pike District/White Flint residents.  As requested, here they are:

Western Workaround Updates
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dot-dte/projects/whiteflintww/index.html
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/whiteflint/  Twitter #WhiteFlintWest

New Arrowwood Apartments near Harris Teeter
http://www.whiteflint.org/2019/01/14/latest-rendering-of-arrowwood/

Grand Park Proposed Development on Old Georgetown Road
http://www.whiteflint.org/2019/02/12/grand-park-project-drawings/

Wall Park Redesign
https://www.montgomeryparks.org/projects/directory/wall-park-renovation-plan/

Safe Routes to School
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/DOT-PedSafety/SRTS/home.html

Montgomery County Economic Development
Amazon Video on White Flint
White Flint Information
White Flint One-Pager
White Flint Redevelopment Projects Brochure

White Flint 1 Sector Plan
https://montgomeryplanning.org/planning/communities/area-2/white-flint/
https://www.montgomeryplanning.org/community/whiteflint/documents/WhiteFlintSectorPlanApprovedandAdopted_web.pdf

White Flint 2 Sector Plan
https://montgomeryplanning.org/planning/communities/area-2/white-flint-2-sector-plan/

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Grand Park Project Drawings

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The developers of the Grand Park/Kiltrock project on Old Georgetown Road (the current location of VOB Nissan and Capital Bank) presented their latest drawings at the January White Flint Implementation Committee meeting. Here are some of the more interesting ones. As you can see, they have emphasized pedestrians and activated spaces and provided land for the start of the long-promised civic green.…

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Remember — FOWF Community Meeting is Tomorrow, Feb 12, 7 pm, Shriver Aquatic Center

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We have an informative and interesting community meeting planned for tomorrow night. Hope to see you at 7 pm, February 12, at the Shriver Aquatic Center.

District One Councilmember Andrew Friedson will start us off. Pete Fosselman, the Master Plan Coordinator, Office of the County Executive, will provide a development update followed by Mickey Papillon of Federal Realty who will speak about the Western Workaround.…

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Now You Can Ice Skate at Pike & Rose

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A new ice-skating rink is now open on the roof terrace at the Canopy by Hilton at Pike & Rose. Two hours of skating time and skate rental cost $14 for children and $17 for adults and is open every day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.  The rink will support Mel’s Rink Foundation, which provides mentally and physically challenged children and adults with athletic training, development and play space.…

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