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 Tomorrow, March 23

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At tomorrow’s White Flint 2 Worksession, planning staff will discuss financing possibilities that could support the infrastructure needs for the White Flint 2 Sector Plan area. The White Flint 1 Special Taxing District will also be discussed. Executive Branch representatives will attend this worksession to discuss their perspective regarding financing alternatives for the Plan area.…

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Gables Presents Minor Changes to the Planning Board

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Last September, Gables presented to the White Flint Implementation Committee a series of  minor changes they were making to their design since some things didn’t translate well from conception to design. Yesterday, the Planning Board reviewed those changes. You can read the staff report at  Gables White Flint Limited Site Plan Amendment No.

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Upcoming White Flint Meetings

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The next White Flint 2 Worksession  will be tomorrow, March 9 in the afternoon.  They will be covering land use and zoning issues for the east side of the plan area. Read the staff document for this worksession to educate yourself on the issues.

The White Flint Implementation Committee will meet on Monday, March 13, 7 p.m., at Wall Local Park/Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center.…

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Topping off Canopy by Hilton

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This week, PM Hotel Group, a national hotel management company, and The Buccini/Pollin Group, a privately-held, full-service real estate acquisition, development and management company hosted a celebratory topping off ceremony for the nation’s first Canopy by Hilton hotel, the 177-room Canopy by Hilton at Pike and Rose. The hotel should be completed early next year.…

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Appeals Court Upholds Verdict in Favor of Lord & Taylor in White Flint Mall Case

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From Bethesda Beat

The Lord & Taylor store at the White Flint Mall site

The Lord & Taylor store at the White Flint Mall site

The owners of White Flint Mall have lost their appeal in a long-running court case against Lord & Taylor.

In an opinion published Tuesday, three judges of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld a federal district court jury’s $31 million August 2015 verdict in favor of Lord & Taylor.…

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Highlights from the Feb. 23 WF2 Work Session

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Last Thursday, the Planning Board took up the Rockville Pike-Montrose North section of the White Flint 2 Plan, and they also reviewed a few properties on Executive Boulevard.

Some highlights:

While the staff recommended a floating zone for 6100, 6110,6116, 6120, and 6130 Executive Boulevard, some of the property owners argued for CR or CRT zoning.…

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WMATA Board Agrees To Allow Development Next to Grosvenor-Strathmore Station

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From Bethesda Beat:

A new neighborhood could rise over the next decade on the site of a surface parking lot at the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro station in North Bethesda.

On Thursday, Metro’s board of directors authorized the transit system to negotiate a development agreement for its 412-space parking lot with the developer Fivesquares Development of Washington, D.C.…

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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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