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

Introducing 909 Rose, Pike & Rose’s Next Office Building

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From Bethesda Beat

Rendering of plans for an 11-story office building at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda.

Rendering of plans for an 11-story office building at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda. VIA FEDERAL REALTY INVESTMENT TRUST

The developer of Pike & Rose has released the first glimpse of an 11-story office building that will claim a space in the burgeoning North Bethesda neighborhood.

Tenant construction on 909 Rose, which will stand at the corner of Rockville Pike and Rose Avenue, could get started in fall of 2019, and the first occupants could move in early the following year, according to a press release from developer Federal Realty Investment Trust.

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What was discussed and decided at last week’s White Flint 2 Work Session at the Planning Board.

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The June 8th White Flint 2 work session was a short meeting (relatively speaking) but a productive one.  Nkosi Yearwood was unable to complete his presentation, so look for a part-two for this work session in the near future.

First, Chair Casey Anderson invited various developers, lawyers, and community members to speak.…

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Behind-the-scenes photos of the opening-soon Henri at Pike and Rose

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Click to enlarge any photos you find interesting. And learn more about The Henri at http://www.theresidencesatpikeandrose.com/

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Here’s what the new Tilden MS will look like

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As reported in Bethesda Beat:

Architectural plans for a building combining Tilden Middle School and Rock Terrace School show a multi-part structure with shared recreation and learning spaces.

“We want to make this building one building, but we also want each school to have its own identity,” architect Paul Falkenbury told members of the Montgomery County school board this week.…

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Check out these photos from our behind-the-scenes tour of Pike & Rose

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Thanks to Dean Evangelista for these terrific photos, and thanks to Federal Realty for the fascinating tour.

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What happened at last week’s marathon White Flint 2 work session

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During a 3 1/2 hour work session (yes, you read that correctly– it was a long but productive session), the planning staff and board as well as property owners and community members discussed the following Executive Boulevard, Parklawn South, and Montrose North District issues:

Pickford Properties

Everyone was in agreement that the idea of building residences on top of light industrial was a novel one that should be pursued and executed.  …

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Two, yes two, White Flint 2 work session summaries

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April 27th Work Session 

The Planning Staff made a presentation to the Planning Board on Transportation and Staging.  You can read the Planning Staff memo here.  Below are a few of our favorite slides, and you can see the entire slide deck here.

There was considerable discussion about the proper place for the circulator/shuttle in the staging plan.  …

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Grosvenor-Strathmore Minor Master Plan Amendment Preliminary Plan

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The Planning Staff will present to the Planning Board on Thursday their preliminary recommendations for the Grosvenor-Strathmore Minor Master Plan Amendment.  You can see all the slides by clicking here and you can see a few select slides below.

 

The staff is recommending a density of 1,145 dwelling units and a Floor Area Ratio [FAR] of 2.5.…

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