Two Upcoming Planning Meetings

Two Upcoming Planning Meetings

Grosvenor-Strathmore-Logo_FINAL-1024x399Thursday, July 7, 2016 Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Area Minor Master Plan 7 to 9 p.m. at the Strathmore Music Center’s Comcast Lounge (5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD).

The Planning Department is initiating a Minor Master Plan at Grosvenor metro to explore the potential for development that would advance the public policy goal of transit-oriented development at the metro station.  The planning effort will also explore ways to enhance visibility and connectivity to the Strathmore Music Center, improve pedestrian linkages throughout the area and create a shared identity for this community through public space and art.

4 Sections of the White Flint 2 Sector

Monday, July 11, 2016 White Flint 2 Preliminary Recommendations 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Luxmanor Elementary School

Learn what the Planning Department is initially planning for White Flint 2. What will it look like? How should it be redeveloped? What about the vacant office space on Executive Boulevard? How many residences should be allowed? What community amenities, green spaces, and connections are planed?

Amy Ginsburg




Does anyone know what happened to this plan? Or what the planing department’s new Grosvenor Metro Minor Master Plan has to do with it?

Metro news release Sept. ,2014: “Metro selects developer for Grosvenor-Strathmore joint development site Transit-oriented development would add residential, retail space

Metro has selected a team led by Streetscape Partners, LLC as developer for its site at the Grosvenor Metrorail Station. This developer selection is the third project award arising out of Metro’s Joint Development Solicitation of November 2013.

The developer team is proposing to build approximately 550 residential units and approximately 6,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. In support of Metro’s sustainability program, the proposed development will be required to achieve LEED Silver certification at a minimum.

All existing surface commuter parking spaces will be replaced with a new extension to the existing parking garage at Grosvenor-Strathmore.

The development agreement is subject to final approval by Metro’s Board of Directors. Construction is expected to begin in 2019. “

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