This is Part 1 of a series on the White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan and its impacts on Four Corners. This is an intro providing an overview of the plan and its proposed changes to eastern Montgomery County.
|Planned activity centers in and around White Oak. Image from the Montgomery Planning Department.|
|Westbound on the Beltway at 7:45 AM on an average weekday as seen from University Boulevard. If there were more jobs in White Oak, some of these people wouldn't have to commute to Bethesda or Northern Virginia for work. Photo by the author.|
|Plans to redevelop the area currently occupied by light industry and gravel pits. LifeSci Village is the cluster of mixed use development at center left|
|A proposed gathering place in LifeSci Village bearing similarities to a college campus, which the developer calls the "academic quad". Image from Percontee.|
|New development in White Oak will meet high demand for urban living near nightlife among Millennials a/k/a the generation Montgomery County needs to attract if it wants a future tax base. Image from Percontee.|