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


Urbanism Themes for 2017 and Beyond

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Forbes Magazine projected what urban areas can expect in the near future, and many apply to the Pike District.  You can read the full article here but here are the highlights that relate most to the White Flint area:

The expectation of urban revitalization.  2016 may be the year we recognize that urban revitalization is no longer the exception, but the rule.…

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Public Hearing on White Flint 2 Plan in Thursday

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The Montgomery County Planning Board will hold a hearing on the draft White Flint 2 Sector Plan next Thursday, January 12, beginning at 6:05 pm. The board is seeking residents’ input on the draft plan. If you want to testify, click here to sign up; you can sign up until 4 pm the day before the hearing.…
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Join Greater Greater Washington for happy hour in White Flint this month!

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It’s time for the next Greater Greater Washington (GGW) happy hour! You probably read their blogs and social media posts regularly. So here’s your chance to join them next month in White Flint for drinks and conversation with contributors and readers.

The happy hour is Tuesday, January 17 from 6-8 pm at Owen’s Ordinary, located at Pike and Rose at 11820 Trade Street. 

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In case you’re interested in hearing the Planning Board present their White Flint 2 recommendations …

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Planners will present their draft recommendations for the White Flint 2 Sector Plan to the City of Rockville Mayor and Council at Rockville City Hall (111 Maryland Ave, Rockville, MD 20850). The Council meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. on January 9 and is open to the public.

For more information regarding the Montgomery County Planning Board please visit www.montgomeryplanningboard.org.

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White Flint 2 Plan Highlights

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Yeah, it’s a slog, but the proposed White Flint 2 plan will be the guiding document for that part of the Pike District for the next couple of decades, so you might want to peruse its pages here.  That said, it is the first day back to real life after a couple of weeks of holidays, and your boss likely has a long list of things for you to do, so below are the key recommendations of the White Flint 2 Proposed Plan.…

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Don’t forget — Community Meeting on Thursday

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Please join us for our first Friends of White Flint Community Meeting of 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Shriver Aquatic Center, 5900 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852

On the agenda:

     Discussion of the Proposed White Flint 2 Sector Plan (Review the plan by clicking here.)

Resident Ambassador Program

Other Community Issues

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Do you have ideas/thoughts/critiques on the White Flint 2 Plan? Tell us all about them at our upcoming community meeting.

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Friends of White Flint Community Meeting

 

Thursday, January 5, 2017

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Shriver Aquatic Center 

On the agenda:

  1.  Discussion of the Proposed White Flint 2 Sector Plan (Review the plan by clicking here.)

  2.  Resident Ambassador Program

  3.  Other Community Issues

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East Village to Break Ground in 2017 … And We Couldn’t Be More Excited!

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Reported in the Washington Business Journal:
Foulger-Pratt is expected to break ground in 2017 on its East Village at North Bethesda Gateway, its entry into the evolving concept for White Flint as walkable mixed-use.

The Potomac-based developer, with partner ProMark Real Estate, first received concept approval from Montgomery County for the development in 2013.…

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