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Economy Stalls Southeast Development

Once upon a time the Capitol Riverfront Business Improvement District was supposed to be home to bustling crowds and baseball fans on their way to Washington, D.C.'s new stadium. Now, one year after the stadium opened, the condos, office buildings, and hotels purchased in a rush to develop the area remain largely empty as developers ride out the financial crisis. Some admit they paid too much for what has proven to be botched development frenzy.

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Design and Development: Sarah Sampsel | Cartography: Gene Thorp | Research: Yamiche Alcindor | Image Source: GeoEye Satellite Image. Taken Sept. 20008

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