Five years ago today, the Nationals broke ground on the new location for Nationals Park along the Anacostia River.
WUSA Channel 9 is hosting a poll on its Web site asking residents if the $611 million price tag was worth it.
The poll also links to these great photographs of the groundbreaking from JD Land. It's worth a look to see how different that part of southeast D.C. looks today.
Also, here's a link to a video from the groundbreaking ceremony.