Washington’s NFL team appears to be in the middle of a tug of war between the District and Maryland to determine which jurisdiction lands the team’s future stadium.
Owner Daniel Snyder is working with local and federal lawmakers to establish a new stadium on the 190-acre RFK Stadium campus in the District. Meanwhile, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said the state signed a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Interior last year to give the state control of the 300-acre Oxon Cove Park near MGM National Harbor, which he plans to offer as a site for a new NFL stadium.
The team’s lease on FedEx Field in Landover expires in 2027.
Architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group put together designs for a new stadium in 2016. One of the renderings depicted the stadium in a site that looked suspiciously like Oxon Cove (see below). Wherever it lands, Snyder envisions the stadium as the anchor of a new entertainment district with hotels, restaurants, retail and more.
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