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City Sights: The City Stadium

Washington, DC, was until recently the home of a major league football team. The team's late owner complained that the city's stadium lacked "modern amenities," and was falling into disrepair. As these two photos show, there is some merit to this argument, but in all honesty, what can be expected? It isn't as if stadiums were built to last a couple millenia.

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[Stadium exterior]

Without doubt a classic design, critics complained the scoreboard, vendor stands, and private boxes just weren't up to current standards.

[Stadium interior]

The permanent installation of equestrian jumps and ponds was a frequent cause of complaint by some athletes, particularly football players.

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