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Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Developer to present revamped plan for 4702 West Virginia Ave. in Bethesda
A developer that previously proposed building an apartment building structure that would hold 9 townhome units at 4702 West Virginia Avenue is now more than doubling the number of units to 19. The lot, which currently hosts a recently-built single-family home, is adjacent to a pubic parking lot. A required public meeting on the new proposal will be held Monday, September 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, Conference Room D, at 4805 Edgemoor Lane.
You can see renderings of a previous iteration of the development here. I think they should use a more home-like roofline, whereas this has a boxy, behind-the-Iron-Curtain aesthetic. It should be clear this is a building where people live, rather than a government facility, on a lot that is at the edge of a residential, SFH neighborhood. And in order to actually deliver the green space depicted in some of the renderings, they would need to purchase the lot next door and knock that house down, as well.
Renderings courtesy SK+I Architecture All rights reserved