Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

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White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

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Updates on Gables Residential Project

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**Post is updated to correct information about the Western Workaround, VOB property, and the phases of the Gables Project**

 

In lieu of Gables Residential bringing their White Flint site plan to the Planning Board in the near future, Ed Meder, from Gables Residential, presented their plan to the White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Committee this past week.…

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Gables Residential at the Planning Board

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Gables Residential will have their sketch plan heard on October 24th.  This is the project related to Wall Park and the Shriver Aquatic Center. The Planning Department’s memo on this sketch plan can be viewed here.

*NOTE: Times are tentative/approximate, please see the Planning Board agenda for more information.

All hearings will be in the Montgomery County Planning Board’s first floor auditorium at 8787 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring.  …

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Gables Residential to Host Public Meeting

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Last month, we shared some details on the Gables Residential’s plans for their White Flint property located at Old Georgetown Road and Executive Boulevard.  On Tuesday, May 21st at 7:30pm, you can hear it all for yourself and have an opportunity to interact with the team creating the project.  Their Pre-Submittal Meeting on the Sketch Plan Application will be held in the multi-purpose room at Shriver Aquatic Center, 5900 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda MD 20852.…

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Yay! Gables has received preliminary and site plan approval!

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Gables Residential has received Preliminary Plan and Site Plan approval from the Montgomery County Planning Board for Gables Pike District. The approval is for 521,000 square feet of new development comprised of up to 476 apartment homes and 31,000 square feet of retail. Plans include three interconnected buildings, two new streets, and a new parking garage that will serve the adjacent Wall Park and Montgomery County Aquatic Center along with the new development.…

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The latest on The Gables

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The Gables project is a much-anticipated 476-apartment complex with 31,000 square feet of commercial space set to be built on Old Georgetown Road. On April 30, the Planning Board will review The Gables’ preliminary plan and site plan for the project.  As you may recall, this project requires the realignment of Executive Boulevard (the Western Workaround) and will hopefully bring the new parking required for the expansion of Wall Park.…

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Get to Know Gables White Flint

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The mixed-use project proposed by Gables Residential is highly anticipated by White Flinters because of the promise that surrounds it.  If you’ve been to one of my talks or programs*, you’ve seen my demonstration of how a public/private partnership will result at once in the improvement of our street grid, creation of a huge public park and the build-out of a residential community with restaurant and retail mixed right in.  

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Wall Park to become more “flexible,” get Gables apartment building next door

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Today, Wall Park at Nicholson Lane and Executive Boulevard is home to a playground, a basketball court and the Shriver Aquatic Center. In the future, it could not only become White Flint’s main outdoor hangout, but a place to live as well.

Representatives from Montgomery Parks and developer Gables Residential presented their plans for a revitalized Wall Park and an adjacent apartment complex at the White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee’s monthly meeting last Monday.…

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Our Community’s Letter to WMATA about the Proposed Service Reduction at White Flint Metro Station

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November 17, 2016

Honorable Jack Evans, Chairman of the Board
Mr. Paul Wiedefeld, General Manager
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
600 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Dear Mr. Evans and Mr. Wiedefeld:

The White Flint/Pike District area in North Bethesda, Maryland is transforming into a walkable, transit-oriented community, a vibrant neighborhood of residents of all ages, unique shops and restaurants, and large and small businesses.…

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The Western Workaround is Coming — Really!

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On November 8, the construction of the long-awaited Western Workaround begins! (Insert joyful music here.)

The Western Workaround realigns Executive Boulevard where it meets Old Georgetown Road. It creates a new street, Market Street, behind the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. The Western Workaround also creates a rectangular parcel that will become the Gables Residential complex.…

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Disappointing news for the Pike District; terrific news for MoCo

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As you’ve no doubt heard, Marriott has chosen to locate its new headquarters in downtown Bethesda.  While we’re delighted this major international corporation will live right down the road from the Pike District, we’re sad they didn’t select the White Flint area for their shiny, modern headquarters.

The new corporate headquarters complex will house more than 3,500 employees in approximately 700,000 square feet of leased office space.…

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