The transformation of Southeast

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SOURCES: GeoEye, Google Earth, Library of Congress. GRAPHIC: Gene Thorp - The Washington Post. Published April 1, 2012.

Nats may finally meet expectations

Nationals Park is a jewel, but development in Southeast Washington has been slow to come. Now, the neighborhood may join the team in a breakout year.

'A seminal moment' for the Nats

It's taken longer than expected, but if both the team and the area around Nationals Park blossom this year, that would be good news for those who believed baseball's return would pay off for Washington.