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

Building Moratorium in the White Flint? No, Thanks.

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Dear County Council and County Executive:

As you know, the Walter Johnson cluster is poised to go into moratorium July 1 because it will be 120% overcapacity. Friends of White Flint, a nonprofit organization composed of residents, businesses, and property owners, strongly urges you to find a solution that would prevent this moratorium.…

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Have you heard? There might be a building moratorium in the WJ Cluster.

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This potential building moratorium has probably flown under your personal news radar, but it could have real consequences in the Pike District. Basically, Walter Johnson High School and five other school clusters could be placed under a one-year residential building moratorium July 1 because the schools are at 120% or more of their student capacity.

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Western Workaround Construction Latest Update

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From MCDOT: Construction activities anticipated for the next two weeks beginning April 21, 2019

The utility infrastructure relocation and construction which began in August 2018 is near completion and will finish mid-Spring, 2019.

PEPCO electrical construction located on the MNCPPC Aquatic Center property north of the Marinelli Road entrance has been completed—the contractor will return once PEPCO has installed a new power pole.…

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Western Workaround Construction Update

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Are you seeing more orange traffic cones around Old Georgetown Road and Executive Blvd? Here’s why.

Some of the utility infrastructure relocation and construction which began in August 2018 is winding down and will finish in early Spring, 2019.

Construction continues on Towne Road behind Pike & Rose and along Old Georgetown Road.…

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Pike & Rose’s Newest Office Building

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909 Rose Avenue at Pike & Rose is a new, mixed-use, 200,000+ RSF Class A office building with retail tenants at ground floor. The building includes a dedicated office lobby with shared amenity spaces. The amenities include a fully fit-out fitness center with full service locker rooms, multiple meeting areas, in addition to a pantry and café/lounge area.…

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A quick (and pretty) summary of development in the Pike District/White Flint area

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The Office of the County Executive developed this handy summary of the planned development of the White Flint/Pike District area. It will be updated as things change. You can download the PDF here.



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Check out the design guidelines for White Flint 2

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Last night, Montgomery Planning gave the public the chance to review the proposed design guidelines for White Flint 2. For those of you who couldn’t make it to the Shriver Aquatic Center, here is a summary of the guidelines and links to the actual proposed White Flint 2 Design Guidelines.…

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Sweetgreen Opens at Pike & Rose Today

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Sweetgreen, a fast-casual restaurant that serves various types of salads, is opening this Monday, 3/18 in Pike & Rose, according to a sign on the door.

The restaurant chain has seen a fairly rapid expansion since opening their first location just 11 years ago.

They currently have almost 100 stores nationwide and the new Pike & Rose location will be the third in Montgomery County (Bethesda and Silver Spring locations).…

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Western Workaround Work Update

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Construction activities anticipated for the two weeks beginning March 10, 2019. For additional information on the White Flint Project please visit http://www.whiteflintproject.com

The utility infrastructure relocation and construction which began in August 2018 will finish by the end of winter 2019.

Verizon telecommunications infrastructure construction located in the northbound right lanes of Executive Boulevard prior to Old Georgetown Road has been completed with only punch list items remaining-the contractor will return at a later date.…

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WF2 Design Guidelines Open Houses

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Montgomery Planning will hold open houses on March 26 and 28 to present design guidelines for the Rock Spring and White Flint 2 Plans. Planners will present draft recommendations for the design of buildings, streets and public spaces at two meeting locations for community feedback.

Planners will hold the White Flint 2 Sector Plan Design Guidelines open house on Tuesday, March 26 from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

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