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: Downtown Advisory

Downtown Advisory Committee has Busy Meeting

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Tuesday’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting had been much-anticipated as the question of the naming/branding/borders of the future urban district has heated up.  So, it surprised some that the issue didn’t arise until the last few minutes of the gathering.  Below are the meeting highlights:

Western WorkaroundCounty Implementation Coordinator Dee Metz reported that construction of the western workaround will be broken into two phases.  

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Naming/Branding Discussion at Downtown Advisory Committee

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Yesterday, the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee (DAC) held its monthly meeting at the Bethesda North Conference Center, located at 5701 Marinelli Road, Rockville, directly across the street from the White Flint metro station.  This very juxtaposition (Bethesda, North Bethesda, Rockville, White Flint) is why the subject of our area’s naming was on the agenda.

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June Meetings for County White Flint Advisory Committees

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Next week, county advisory committees will meet to discuss White Flint redevelopment:

White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee

Date: Monday, June 9, 2014 @ 7:00pm-8:30pm

Where: Federal Realty Investment Trust Headquarters, 1626 E. Jefferson Street Rockville, MD 20852

The agenda for the meeting includes:

  1. Introductions
  2. Updates
    1. Development Activity
    2. White Flint Downtown Committee (Francine Waters)
  1. WF Implementation Coordinator Report  (Dee Metz)
  2. North Bethesda Gateway-Lake Waverly/Foulger Pratt Presentation

 

White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee

Date: Tuesday, June 10th at 8am

Where: Bethesda North Conference Center, Cabin John Board Room

The agenda will include a presentation and discussion on naming and branding of the District.

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Updates from May White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee Meeting

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Nkosi Yearwood began the committee meeting by discussing updates on the various development projects:

  • Saul Centers’ White Flint sketch plan was approved April 17th by the Planning board.
  • North Bethesda Gateway development is moving forward after the sketch plan was amended last year. The preliminary site plan was amended 3 weeks ago and will be coming to the Planning Board in the near future.
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White Flint Meetings Next Week

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The March meeting of the White Flint Implementation Advisory Meeting, regularly scheduled for next Monday, has been cancelled.  Now everyone is available to attend the duration of our Happy Hour and Developer’s Showcase:

Flyer for Happy Hour_final 

The next morning, the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee will be meeting at 8am at Lerner Enterprises, 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard.  

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Mark Your Calendars! Friends of White Flint’s Showcase and Happy Hour Event is Coming Soon!

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Mark your calendars, members! Friends of White Flint is having its first event of the year. On March 10th, we will be hosting a showcase and happy hour event at Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar. This free event will showcase both the public and private development projects set for the White Flint district. 

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Updates from the November Downtown Advisory Committee meeting

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The White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee met again on November 12th to continue discussing how to make the area a great downtown destination. In fact, Jeff Burton, deputy executive director of the Bethesda Urban Partnership (BUP) came to the meeting to discuss just that with members of the committee. The discussion started with the Bethesda Streetscape Plan, created in the early 90s to give Bethesda a specific feel.…

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Updates from the September Downtown Advisory Committee meeting

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The White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee met again this past Tuesday, September 10. The majority of the meeting covered two topics: 1.) the findings from the parking study Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation recently released related to the bikeway improvements on Woodglen Drive (which was also discussed the previous night at the Implementation Advisory Committee meeting; you can read our notes from that meeting here), and 2.)  a discussion with representatives from the county’s Department of Health and Human Services, including director Uma Ahluwalia.

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Implementation Advisory Committee Meeting Next Monday

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Next week is the second week of the month, which means it’s time to mark your calendars for White Flint meetings!

On July 8th at 7:00pm, the Implementation Advisory Committee will hold their monthly meeting at Wall Local Park/Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center. B.F. Saul/Saul Centers, who owns the Metro Pike Shopping Center (home to sweetFrog, Dunkin Donuts, and 7-11) as well as the Staples and adjacent buildings across the street, will be presenting their sketch plan to the committee.…

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