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Object ID 2004.14.01
Title Bergdoll Tract papers
Object Name Ephemera
Date 1970s
Description Papers from Betty Ann Krahnke's files relating to the Bergdoll Tract, a part of Friendship Heights that was residential highrise, now commercial and residential highrise, between south of Dorset Avenue to Western Avenue.

Includes the following entries:

1. Resolution No. 6-3255 that concerns the final approval of Master Plan for Bethesda-Chevy Chase Planning Area, with revisions, modifications, and amendments.

2. A copy of the minutes of the Montgomery County Council pertaining to the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Master Plan.

3. A copy of the Executive Session of the County council for Montgomery County in order to discuss Resolution No. 6-3255.

4. A letter sent to various civic groups by the President of Chevy Chase Gardens Citizens Association regarding the development of land owned by Community Somerset Associates.

5. A article entitled "Zoning Battle Royal," which describes the history of the attempt to develop Somerset.

6. A flyer advertising the Galleria in Somerset.

7. A Confidential that presents various issues associated with good and poor community development.

8. A letter acknowledging the number of signed petitions against piecemeal rezoning in the Friendship Heights area.

9. A letter discussing the withdrawal of Bergdoll Tract from the Central Business District.

10. An appeal to the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland against the rezoning of land in the Friendship Heights area.

11. A memorandum that seeks to provide fiscal data on the cost to taxpayers of purchasing the Bergdoll tract for park land.

12. A memorandum from the supervisors and supporters of the opposition to Zoning in the Bergdoll Tract, listing a revised plan of organization for the Coordinating Committee.

13. A letter from Robert. E. Brennan thanking Mrs. Wilson F. Krahnke for her comments regarding the Friendship Heights area, noting that those comments will be considered by the Friendship Heights Advisory Committee.

14. A description of the Ad Hock Coordinating Committee in regards to the Galleria/Bergdoll Zoning Application.

15. A resume of William John Amerling, Jr., Legal Counsel in regards to the Galleria/Bergdoll Zoning Application.

16. A listing a description of the various officials in Chevy Chase Gardens, Chevy Chase Terrace, Chevy Chase Village, Drummond, Kenwood, and Somerset.

17. A proposal to retract the existing boundaries of the West Chevy Chase and Vicinity Central Business District. Includes proposed amendment and map of the Central Business District Boundary of Chevy Chase and a proposed zoning map of Friendship Heights.

18. An Application for the amendment to the text of the zoning ordinance- No. F-445.

19. A memorandum from the Executive Committee informing citizens to write letters against F-713.

20. A letter that describes the conflict between the citizens of Chevy Chase versus Norman Glasgow, Humble oil, the Galleria, and Geico.

21. A newsletter from Albert G. D. Levy, President, Allied Civic Group, inc. to the average citizen of Silver Spring, in which he opposes the rezoning of Silver Spring. Newsletter provides questions and answers regarding the possible effects of rezoning.

22. Newsletter that provides information about the successful efforts to stop the proposed Galleria plan.

23. An Application No. F-947, for the amendment to the zoning ordinance and map of Friendship Heights.

24. Memorandum from Betty Krahnke to Roger Titus regarding the history of the of the zoning of the Bergdoll Tract, Parcel, 3.