As RFK Stadium loses its final tenant, let’s remember the richness it housed

It’s seemingly held up by peeling paint now and, in all honesty, an eyesore. For all of Washington’s real estate renaissance over the past decade or more, RFK Stadium seemed left out, isolated just east of Capitol Hill, just west of the Anacostia River, all but neglected. Occasionally, an ad for an iPhone would grace the eastern side of the building, aimed at the traffic heading into the city on East Capitol Street.