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“OFFICIAL: D.C. United will finally have a home of its own, right here in DC, at Buzzard Point.”

by Prince Of Petworth December 17, 2014 at 11:40 am 18 Comments

From DC United:

Join us at 2:00 p.m. at Penn Social for a celebration of our new home at Buzzard Point.”

and

About D.C. United’s new stadium:

Where will the new stadium be located?
The new stadium will be located at Buzzard Point in Southwest, adjacent to Fort McNair, bounded by Half Street and Second Street SW, between R and T Streets.

When will the new stadium open? When will construction begin?
The groundbreaking and opening date are yet to be determined.

How many seats will be in the new stadium?
The new stadium will hold approximately 20,000 spectators.

Will the field be turf or grass?
The field surface will be natural grass.

How far away is the nearest Metro station from the new stadium?
.7 miles, a 12-minute walk

How close is the new stadium to National’s Park?
.3 miles, a 7-minute walk

What other events will be hosted at the new stadium?
International soccer, U.S. men’s and women’s national team matches, lacrosse, rugby, concerts, and college football, among others”

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