Today’s Washington Post has a front page story on the Fairfax County Supervisors’ approval of a plan to revise and improve Tyson’s Corner. Tyson’s, headquarters for many huge corporations and home to the regional supermall, is a quintessential “edge city,” built up over decades without plan or limits, into a behemoth wobbling on only three legs — there’s essentially no residential living in Tysons.…Read More
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One of the many innovative features of the new White Flint Sector Plan, approved yesterday by the Montgomery County Council, is a new focus on integrating art into public life in the new White Flint. Now it appears that White Flint will benefit from significant artistic projects, rather than a slap-dash afterthought, as in many projects.…Read More
Live blogging from the May 7, 2009, worksession of the Montgomery County Planning Board on the White Flint Sector Plan. Current topic is the new design guidelines.
John Carter, Chief Urban Design and Preservation Division, who has been involved with the White Flint Plan from the start three years ago, with Luis Estrada, project urban designer for White Flint, introduced the Guidelines.…Read More