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WHITE FLINT SECTOR PLAN
Round Table Discussion:

October 8, 2007

Part 1

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White Flint and the 355/270 Corridor Sustainability and Design Excellence

ACCESS HEALTH
DESIGN

LIFE WORK

SUSTAINABLE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT DEVELOPMENT

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White Flint and the 355/270 Corridor Sustainability and Design Excellence

Germantown

Gaithersburg West

Shady Grove
White Flint Twinbrook

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Nearby Jurisdictions and Metro Stations
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City of Rockville

Twinbrook Station

White Flint Station

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Strathmore Hall Grosvenor Station
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Major Roads

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Old Georgetown Road

MD 355/Rockville Pike

MD 355 Rockville Pike
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Recent Projects

Chapman Extended The Sterling Mid Pike Plaza North Bethesda Town Center (LCOR)
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MAC and Wall Park Uncle Tom’s Cabin White Flint Crossing
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White Flint Mall

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Residential
Residential within White Flint

The Grand

Randolph Hills

Wickford Georgetown Prep
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White Flint Park-Garrett Park Estates
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COMPARE: the most retail space, the fewest dwelling units, and the least office space

Bethesda

White Flint

Silver Spring

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Existing Land Use

1992 Plan Proposed Land Use

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TONIGHT’s Round Table: 1. Big Picture 2. Concepts 3. Land Use - Comparison of Scenarios 4. Transportation 5. Retail

September 4, 2007 DRAFT for Discussion

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Why are we doing this Plan?
More Opportunities for Mixed Use near Metro?

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ISSUES

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#1 What is White Flint’s role?
• Employment Center ? • Housing Center ? • Cultural Center? • Downtown ? •Marketplace ?

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#2 Should there be more mixed-use ?
What ratio of residential to commercial? What intensity?

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White Flint Sector Plan Boundary Future roads (see Road Projects figure) Metro Station

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#3 What is Rockville Pike’s role?
Main Street? Highway? Transitway? Grand Boulevard ? Retail Street ?

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#4 How do we get what we want?
Sharper Tools & Strategies Urban Design Guidelines ? Retail Concept and Strategy ? Business Improvement District ? Parking District ? The Right Zones ?

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October 4 2007 DRAFT for Discussion

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