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Nationals Ready To Open New Miller Lite Scoreboard Walk Tonight
Published June 14, 2011
PARK WITHIN A PARK: In DC, Dan Steinberg notes the area contains “distinctive storefront facades of the four eateries,” 15 trees, as well as plants and bushes, and “'park-like space' filled with synthetic turf meant to reflect baseball’s 'backyard origins.'” There also are 14 shades that can “reduce ambient temperature by up to 20 degrees,” a 15’x25’ screen behind the scoreboard and “lounge furniture throughout the area.” Feffer said, “I think it will become the iconic, defining element of Nationals Park, the thing people leave and say, ‘Did you see that?’” (WASHINGTONPOST.com, 6/14).