Architects: HOK Sport, Devrouax & Purnell Architects/Planners Nationals Park
In Dec. 2004, DC and MLB agreed to a public financing package to build a 41,888-seat baseball stadium, allowing the former Expos to move to DC. In Feb. 2006 the DC City Council capped the city's expenditures on the project at $611 million, though land acquisition and other costs eventually drove the price tag to $693 million. The stadium, dubbed Nationals Park until naming rights have been awarded, opened officially on March 30, 2008, when the Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2.
Nationals Home Page | DC Sports and Entertainment Commission | DCBallpark.com
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The Press Box

The lower level of the Shirley Povich Media Center, where the print media toils. (4/10/08)

The view of the field from the press box (taken with a wide-angle lens, which makes the field look much farther away than it is.) (4/11/08)


Team Store

The "racing presidents" are featured prominently behind the checkout counter at the Team Store in the ground floor of the western parking garage. (4/5/08)



A sea of red, with a little blue thrown in. (4/5/08)


While the merchandise is fun to look at, don't miss the "postcards" with the racing presidents scattered along the ceiling line. (4/5/08)


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