Amazon is searching for a second headquarters, and of course, the Pike District/White Flint area is the absolutely perfect place for their new 8 million square feet, 50,000 employee campus. The White Flint mall site is 45 acres and ready to build. You can walk to transit and are incredibly close to two major highways, 270 and 495.…Read More
We hope you’ll be part of our third Walkable Wednesday. This one is extra-special because MCDOT Director Al Roshdieh will be cutting the ribbon on newly painted crosswalks in the Pike District!
We hope you’ll attend our Board and Community Meeting Tuesday, September 26th at 7pm at the Pinstripes Ballroom at Pike and Rose.
We’ll be talking about the White Flint 2 Plan, the Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign, Property Owner/Developer Updates, and Other Issues. (Please let us know if there’s something you’d like us to discuss at the meeting by emailing email@example.com.)
The Planning Board has 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 scheduled for Tuesday, September 19.at 7:30 pm.
This plan incorporates most of the changes Friends of White Flint advocated, such as a pedestrian and bike crossing over the CSX tracks and identical NADMS goals for White Flint 1 and the Executive Boulevard area of the White Flint 2 sector.…Read More
Ready for a trip down memory lane? Read this Washington Post article by John Kelly.
Too busy to click through to the article? Here are a few highlights:
Many readers chimed in after my column last week on Pike & Rose, the town center development that replaced Mid-Pike Plaza. Several pointed out that, even earlier, that patch of real estate was the home of E.J.…Read More
From Bethesda Beat Project to increase school capacity by 350 students slated for completion in 2020
Preliminary designs for the expansion at Luxmanor Elementary School in Potomac VIA MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL
Architects on Thursday showed off preliminary plans for a three-story expansion at Luxmanor Elementary School in Potomac.…Read More
This weekend and next, the Red Line will be shut down for track work between Friendship Heights and Twinbrook including Bethesda, Medical Center, Grosvenor-Strathmore and White Flint.
Shuttle buses will be available over the approximately eight-mile stretch but you’ll need to be patients as it might take an hour to go what should be a 20 minute trip.…Read More
WMATA sent a letter to LCOR last month that stated “No conditions or circumstances exist which permit an extension of the Term for Blocks A-D under the Joint Development Agreement (with LCOR). Nor has WMATA granted any extension of the Term for Blocks A-D.”
Friends of White Flint isn’t sure yet what this means for the undeveloped part of the property around the White Flint Metro station, but we’re investigating and will keep you updated.…Read More
Have you been meaning all summer to get to North Bethesda Market for their Live After Five weekend concerts? Well, this weekend is your last chance to be part of this favorite Pike District event. Bring your friends and family, or get to know your neighbors, as you enjoy live music and a relaxing atmosphere on their outdoor plaza.…Read More