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

New pretty mural at Pike & Rose

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Check out these photos and videos from the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee showing the creation of the new Pike & Rose mural

DAY THREE: Pinstripes Mural Project – Ramiro using 100% acrylic paint on bird #3.

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Just released – Planning Board Draft White Flint 2 Plan

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The Planning Board has just released the approved draft of the White Flint 2 Sector Plan.  The next stage of review takes place at the County Council. The Council’s Public Hearing is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, September 19
 
Click the image below to read the full plan. 
 
Friends of White Flint will be gathering community input and testifying about both the changes we’d like to see in the plan as well as the parts of the plan we particularly like.
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Overhaul Could Restore Life to Struggling Office Building in North Bethesda

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From Bethesda Beat

Building’s high vacancy rates exemplified woes of area office parks

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6116 Executive Blvd.

6116 Executive Blvd. VIA GOODSTONE LLC

A North Bethesda building that became a symbol of troubled suburban office parks around the region could be on the brink of resurgence.

A real estate finance firm has landed a $30 million loan to cover renovation costs for the eight-story building at 6116 Executive Blvd., according to a Monday press release.…

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Grosvenor-Strathmore Plan Approved by Planning Board

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Pike and Rose Phase 2 is Open!

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Phase Two of Pike and Rose recently opened to the public, and blogger Robert Dyer captured the moment with tons of photos on his @Bethesda Row blog.  I’ve re-posted of few of his photos below, but you’ll get to enjoy lots more by clicking through to his blogpost.

Phase Two includes new roads, beautiful Rose Park, and new stores and entertainment options.…

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A Wonderful Win for Wall Park!

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Yesterday, the County Council voted YES on the Supplemental Appropriation and CIP Amendment for $6,582,000 for the Wall Park Garage and Park Improvements!! Friends of White Flint has advocated for more than a year and a half for the County to “un-pave paradise and pull up the parking lot” and yesterday, the Council voted to do just that.…

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A Success for Walkability and #PikePeds

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Thank you Montgomery County Department of Transportation for paving this dirt trail by Pike and Rose!  Our Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign is getting results because advocacy works…and because the White Flint area truly wants walking in our community to be safe and convenient.

Jay Corablis, Friends of White Flint board member, stands by our #PikePeds sign next to the dirt path that’s getting paved.…

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Planning Board unanimously approves the White Flint 2 Plan

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Blow the horns and ring the bells. The Planning Board yesterday unanimously passed the White Flint 2 Sector Plan.! Next up, the County Council reviews, discusses, and receives public input on the plan.

While the final draft of the plan is not yet available since the last few changes were discussed at the Planning Board late yesterday afternoon, by and large, Friends of White Flint believes the final plan is a good one.  …

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Meet North Bethesda Center’s Newest Residential Building

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On Monday night, LCOR presented its plans for a new residential building at the 32.5 acre North Bethesda Center. (NRC, Harris Teeter, The Aurora, and Wentworth House are all part of North Bethesda Center.) The new building will be located on Parcel G (and until they come up with a better name, the apartment building will be called Parcel G as well.…

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