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 Red Porch and Red Loft

The Red Porch Restaurant and its upstairs sibling the Red Loft are a signature part of Nationals Park. This is the "back" of the Red Porch, as seen from the Center Field Plaza. (3/29/08)



The bar in the Red Porch. (3/28/08)


The Red Porch seating area, decorated with all sorts of memorabilia. (3/28/08)


The bar upstairs, at the Red Loft. (4/5/08)


The Strike Zone for Kids

The ground floor of the eastern parking garage houses the "Strike Zone", an entertainment area for children including a Sony Playstation Pavilion, a Build-a-Bear workshop, a karaoke station, batting and pitching cages, and more. (See more Strike Zone photos.) (3/27/08)

Playstation. (3/27/08)

Karaoke. (3/27/08)

Batting cage. (3/27/08)


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Field/Concourses Interior Areas Under Construction ('06-'08) Neighborhood Views Demolished Buildings
Red Porch/Loft, Kids' Strike Zone




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