Future and Proposed Redevelopment Projects


The Solera Reserve Kensington project is a proposed five-story independent, assisted, and memory care facility to be located at the old Mizell Lumber property. The facility will contain 135 units and incorporate the two existing historic buildings for retail/service use. There will be a one floor below-grade parking garage.

DRB: 6/1/17& 3/20/18
Courtesy review Town meeting: 6/12/17
County Sketch Plan Approved: 4/5/18
Community meeting: 5/3/18
Town Meeting: 5/14/18  (supported the project)

Solera Reserve Kensington
10540 Metropolitan Ave
Kensington, MD 20895

Owner/Developer: McCaffery Interests, Inc
Architects & Planners: Antunovich Associates

Preliminary Design Consultation

Plan 1
Plan 2


The Knowles Manor Senior Housing project, formerly known as Kensington Manor Senior Living, is a proposed 62+ independent senior living facility. The project’s architect is currently working with the Town’s Development Review Board (DRB) on the initial design phase.

DRB: 2/1/17 &  3/14/18
Courtesy Review Town meeting: 4/9/18
Community meeting: 5/16/18

Knowles Manor Senior Housing
3906 & 3910 Knowles Ave
Kensington, MD 20895

Contact: Keystar LLC
Architect: EDG Architects, LLC

Revised Plan – September 10, 2018

Plan 1

Sketch – August 2018


There is currently a proposed development plan for a self storage facility at the old Huggins Gas Station. The developer has expressed interest in providing additional retail space within the proposed project. The project’s architect is currently working with the Town’s Development Review Board (DRB) on the initial design phase.

DRB: 4/10/18

(The Developer will be required to meet be required to present the proposed project at a Community meeting and through a Courtesy Review with the Town Council.).

Huggins Gas Station
10619 Connecticut Ave
Kensington, MD 20895

Developer: 1784 Capital Holdings
Architect: RKAA Architects, Inc

Application Documents (Montgomery Planning) – Self Storage with Ground Floor Retail

Plan 1


Knowles Station is currently in the build phase and will include the Knowles Station Wine Bar as the anchor tenant, along with a mix of retail providers. The project is expected to be completed by November 2018.

Knowles Station
10414 Detrick Wve
Kensington, MD 20895

Developer: Woodside Development
Architect: DVA Architect

Plan 1


The Developer of Knowles Station is proposing a 19 unit Townhouse project.

Knowles Station Townhomes
10509 Summit Avenue
Kensington, MD 20895

Developer: Tom Brault
Architect: DVA Architect

Sketch Plan – Option C

Sketch Plan – Option D

Concept Images – Option D


Proposed Summit Ave Extension links

The proposed Summit Avenue Extension project is highlighted within our 2012 Kensington and Vicinity Sector Plan. The project proposes extending Summit Avenue through Farragut Avenue to connect with Connecticut Avenue. The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) proposed an alternative to the extension project during spring 2018, which may be viewed below.

Public Workshop #1 June 13, 2017
Public Workshop #2 September 14, 2017

Workshop 1
Workshop 2
Proposed Improvement List