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Building A New Ice Rink ... By The Numbers

Training Center

20,000 square feet

Large weight room and fitness room

Extensive training area

Medical facilities

Spacious locker room

Lounge areas

Theater-style classroom

High-tech video room


192 additional parking spaces added to the already 3,000 spaces

Elevators added to provide service to the mall and the street

Above the training facility

An additional level housing the office staff of the Capitals and the WNBA’s Washington Mystics

The $42 million project designed by Architecture Incorporated

D.C.-based Sigal Construction the general contractor

Facts about Arlington County

A world-class urban community, originally part of the “10-mile square” parcel of land surveyed in 1791 to be the nation’s capital

The smallest geographically self-governing county in the U.S.

Occupying slightly less than 26 square miles

Known for its urban villages and transit-oriented development

In 2002, the first recipient of the Environmental Protection Agency’s highest award for ‘Smart Growth”