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


Tag Archives: Archstone Old Georgetown Road

Update from White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee February Meeting

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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.

Then the meeting turned to the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee update. The committee is in support of the county’s proposed Bill 33-13: Urban Road Code Standards and Pedestrian Safety Improvements.  …

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Montouri Returns to the Drawing Board

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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.  …

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Bike Maryland’s 16th Annual Bicycle Symposium – February 27, 2013

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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.  …

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“Real doors” give human scale, house-like benefits to apartment living

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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.”

What are “real doors”?…

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Warehouse-inspired apartments could come to Montouri property

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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.…

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