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


North Bethesda Market Sold to CBRE

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From CoStar

CBRE Global Investors started 2018 off with a bang after acquiring the North Bethesda Market in suburban Washington, D.C. from Capri Investment Group of Chicago. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

North Bethesda Market is a Class A retail and multifamily development comprised of 182,926 square feet of retail space, 411 apartments and a 1,205-space parking garage.…

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Parking Lots: Before and After

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From The Third Place, a Montgomery Planning Department Blog, Posted by 

Plans for central Montgomery County are now being realized through urban-style, mixed-use developments

In central Montgomery County, vibrant parks, walkable streets, centers of activity and new buildings are arriving in areas that were once a sea of asphalt.…

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Parcel G at North Bethesda Center at Planning Board January 11

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The Site Plan for Parcel G at North Bethesda Center (LCOR) is going to the Planning Board on January 11. This project will be a five to seven story apartment building with 294 one and two-bedroom apartments, 12.5% of which are MPDUs. Amenities include a fitness room, common lobby lounge, and a private courtyard.…

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Old Pike and Rose had a farm. Ee-I-ee-I-oh

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As reported on Robert Dyer’s blog, WTOP and Bethesda Beat

Up Top Acres, the urban farming company that brought a 7,000 square foot farm to above Equinox a Bethesda Row and two rooftop farms near Nationals Park, will bring a 17,000 square foot farm Pike & Rose this April. The farm will be located on top of the Old Georgetown Road Garage next to Pallas and will grow about 20,000 pounds of produce annually, including veggies, herbs, and flowers.…

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What questions do you want to ask the candidates?

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As of now, there are eight candidates working to be the next District 1 Councilmember, thirty candidates hoping to be an at-large Councilmember, and seven candidates vying for County Executive.  That’s a lot of people running for office.

Friends of White Flint wants to know what each of those candidates think about the transformation of the White Flint area, smart growth, transit, walkability, bike lanes, and creating a vibrant Pike District that’s attractive to residents, workers, shoppers, and restaurant-goers.…

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Mark your calendar — Community Meeting January 10th!

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Join the folks from our local historical treasure, Josiah Henson Park, on Wednesday, January 10th at 7 pm at Luxmanor Elementary. Friends of White Flint and Montgomery Parks are holding a joint community meeting so you will have a chance to learn more about Josiah Henson, this facility, and their plans for the future.…

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Driverless Cars — Utopia or Dystopia?

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Wondering how autonomous vehicles might impact the Pike District — and the rest of the world? This article from 99 Percent Invisible shows both the potential good and bad that might arise from this revolutionary technology.

Autonomy will change cities as much as cars did,” says Silicon Valley venture capitalist Benedict Evans.…

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