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


Category Archives: Development Projects

White Flint 2 Worksession, Thursday, February 9

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The Planning Board will hold a second worksession on the White Flint 2 plan on noon Thursday, February 9th at their headquarters on 878 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring.  This worksession will focus on the Executive Boulevard part of the proposed White Flint 2 plan.

You can read the staff documents that were prepared for this worksession here.…

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Looking for a new condo in the Pike District?

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With construction underway and 3 homes already sold this year, now is the best time to discover the luxury awaiting you at 930 Rose.

930 Rose features 99 spacious one-and two-bedroom residences with designer finishes throughout atop the boutique Canopy by Hilton hotel in Pike & Rose. Residents will enjoy a private entrance lobby, full-time concierge services, rooftop terrace and lounge as well as option to opt into the hotel services and amenities.…

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Our White Flint 2 Testimony

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Please find below our written testimony to the Planning Board on the proposed White Flint 2 plan, written with the insightful input our supporters provided.  The Planning Board is keeping the comment period open for another week and a half, and I strongly encourage you to let them know your thoughts and share your ideas to improve the plan.

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White Flint 2 Plan Highlights

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Yeah, it’s a slog, but the proposed White Flint 2 plan will be the guiding document for that part of the Pike District for the next couple of decades, so you might want to peruse its pages here.  That said, it is the first day back to real life after a couple of weeks of holidays, and your boss likely has a long list of things for you to do, so below are the key recommendations of the White Flint 2 Proposed Plan.…

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East Village to Break Ground in 2017 … And We Couldn’t Be More Excited!

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Reported in the Washington Business Journal:
Foulger-Pratt is expected to break ground in 2017 on its East Village at North Bethesda Gateway, its entry into the evolving concept for White Flint as walkable mixed-use.

The Potomac-based developer, with partner ProMark Real Estate, first received concept approval from Montgomery County for the development in 2013.…

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Strathmore’s Gorgeous New Addition

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From Bethesda Beat:

The Music Center at Strathmore on Monday released drawings for a $10 million expansion project that will add 5,000 square feet of glass-enclosed dining space to the North Bethesda concert venue.

The addition scheduled for completion in January 2020 will put the finishing touches on the 190,000-square-foot center that opened more than a decade ago.…

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Will there be housing for all income levels near transit?

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You might want to read this interesting article in The Washington Post about the intersection of suburbs, transit, and affordable housing. The article discusses how to prevent the benefits of transit-oriented living from going primarily to the well-to-do — and pricing out the very people it’s most intended to serve, lower income folks.  …

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Board of Ed Votes for Capital Improvements in the WJ Cluster

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According to Bethesda Beat:

The Montgomery County Board of Education approved Monday night capital improvement projects totaling $411.7 million that include expansions of Bethesda’s Ashburton Elementary School and North Bethesda Middle School.

The spending package will be forwarded to County Executive Ike Leggett, who will then present it to the County Council for approval.…

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White Flint 2 Approved by Planning Board

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From Bethesda Beat:

A public hearing has been set for Jan. 12 for the working draft for the White Flint 2 Sector Plan, which was approved Thursday by the Montgomery County Planning Board at its meeting.

The plan area comprises 460 acres in a bowtie shape on both sides of Rockville Pike, on both sides of Montrose Road and a region largely south of Randolph Road.…

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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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