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

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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Developers Push for More Housing Density in Grosvenor-Strathmore Plan

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From Bethesda Beat

Metro site offers rare chance to build new housing around transit station

A slide showing a plan for the area around the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro station.

A slide showing a plan for the area around the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro station. VIA MONTGOMERY COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT

Developers and smart-growth advocates on Thursday asked planning officials to include higher building densities in plans to replace a surface parking lot near the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro  station with a neighborhood and high-rises.…

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An invitation from LCOR to learn about its newest project

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Site Plan Application Invitation to the Pre Filing Community Meeting
To be Held at Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center, 5900 Executive Boulevard, North Bethesda, MD 20852 on
Monday, July 10, 2017, at 7PM

Dear Neighbor:

Please join us on Monday, July 10, 2017, at 7PM, at the Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center, 5900 Executive Boulevard, North Bethesda, MD 20852.…

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What happened at last week’s White Flint 2 Work Session at the Planning Board

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We’re so close to the finish line, folks. There’s probably only one more White Flint 2 work session which will be held on July 13th and will feature the complete mark up of the original draft White Flint 2 plan.

At last week’s work session, Nkosi Yearwood presented some of the mark up, summarizing the changes the board had approved during this six month process.…

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Curious about what’s coming where Timpanos used to be?

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From the Store Reporter

A new group of fast-casual restaurants is heading to Montrose Crossing, filling the now-empty space where TImpanos was recently torn down. On the way so far: Five Guys, Cava Grill, Pieology and a Philly-based stir-fry concept called Honeygrow. All are expected to open this winter.

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