Comments Off on Update from White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee February Meeting
The February 10th meeting began with the mention of no new development taking place throughout the White Flint sector currently. The Pike and Rose development is continuing nicely with their first Phase.
Comments Off on Montouri Returns to the Drawing Board
In December, we offered a detailed look at Archstone’s plans for the Montouri Family Trust-owned property at Nebel Street and Old Georgetown Road. Around the same time, Archstone, a prominent apartment developer, was being sold off for parts by its major investor, Lehman Brothers. Contrary to initial reports, the Montouri contract has been dropped putting the property back at square one. …
Comments Off on Bike Maryland’s 16th Annual Bicycle Symposium – February 27, 2013
Bike lanes and bike-share are at the heart of White Flint. In fact, one of the enumerated aims of the Sector Plan is to “improve the pedestrian and bicycling environment.” But, there’s a lot of room to grow on both of those points. The State and County are responsible for road improvements around White Flint that will incorporate bike and shared-use lanes but most are yet to be funded. …
Comments Off on “Real doors” give human scale, house-like benefits to apartment living
Houses have their perks: a yard, a private entrance, and a sense of individuality. Apartments have theirs as well: they’re affordable, low-maintenance, and have lots of shared amenities. What if you could get best of both worlds? Several new apartment communities being built in White Flint do just that with something called “real doors.”
Tenants of a proposed apartment building at Old Georgetown Road and Nebel Street could enjoy historic warehouse design, new pocket parks and even a bikeshare station, said apartment developer Archstone at a public meeting last week at the Magen David Sephardic Congregation.
Representatives from Archstone presented their early concepts for a new building on the Montouri property, located across from Harris Teeter.…