D.C. United and Mayor Gray reach preliminary deal for soccer stadium at Buzzard Point

Buzzard Point site. (By Steven Goff -- The Washington Post)
Buzzard Point site. (By Steven Goff — The Washington Post)

D.C. United and Mayor Vincent Gray have reached a preliminary deal to build a soccer stadium at Buzzard Point in Southwest Washington. The complex plan will face the city council and other hurdles.

Post colleague Jonathan O’Connell’s comprehensive story is here. My take on the project is posted here.


Nationals Park is a few blocks away. (Courtesy of D.C. United)

U.S. Capitol in the distance. (Courtesy of D.C. United)

Game time … in 2016? (Courtesy of D.C. United)
Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.
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