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Comments Off on Bethesda North Marriott completes $25M renovation, eyes more conventions
As reported in Washington Business Week
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center celebrated the completion of more than $25 million in renovations and additions with a launch party last week. Located just one block from the White Flint Metro station, the Rockville hotel has made changes to each of the 455 guest rooms by upgrading the bathrooms and replacing carpeting with solid floors.… Read More
Comments Off on Bethesda North Conference Center Garage Construction Starts Soon!
As we’ve posted before, the new Conference Center Garage starts construction this summer. The garage will replace the existing North Bethesda Conference Center surface parking lot with a six-level parking structure containing 650 parking spaces. Click here for the Planning Department’s staff report.
The garage is part of the Western Workaround which builds a grid system of streets in that part of the White Flint area.… Read More
At last night’s White Flint Implementation Committee Meeting, Tina Benjamin, Chief of Staff at Montgomery County Economic Development, presented plans for the new parking garage for the Bethesda North Conference Center. The new garage is necessary because many of the surface parking lot spaces behind the Conference Center will disappear as the Western Workaround is constructed.… Read More
Comments Off on Finding the Right Balance
Something we’ve been demanding for White Flint is that we strike a balance when creating spaces for people to get around. This means that car shouldn’t be king – nor should any other group. We must find ways to encourage people to walk and bike, but also acknowledge that many will still drive (and need to park). … Read More
Comments Off on The timeline: Big moves, little moves
Part of an occasional series looking at how the new White Flint will come together.
The White Flint Sector Plan is made up of lots of “big moves,” like a new Rockville Pike, that will take a long time to complete. But there are also lots of smaller projects that will play a big role in the area’s evolution.… Read More