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Mayor Anthony Williams, the D.C. Sports & Entertainment Commission and the Washington Nationals unveiled plans for a 41,000-seat state-of-the-art baseball stadium Tuesday, March 14, 2006 during a press conference at the Washington Convention Center.
Official Groundbreaking ceremony for the Nationals new stadium was May 4, 2006. Play Video »
Nationals Ballpark Quick Facts
The stadium will be located in Southeast Washington along the Anacostia River bounded by South Capitol Street to the west, N Street to the north, First Street to the east and Potomac Avenue to the south.
22,000 seats in the lower bowl, 12,100 in the upper seating bowl, from where fans can see the U.S. Capitol building, 2,500 club seats, 1,112 suite seats, a 500-seat founder's club with indoor dining, and a 1,300- seat diamond club with indoor dining
The joint venture team of HOK/Devrouax-Purnell Architects was picked to design the stadium.