The Charles E. Smith Athletic Center is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Washington D.C.. It is home to the George Washington University Colonials men's and women's basketball teams, as well as the university's water polo and volleyball teams. It is located on the GW campus in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood on the block bounded by 22nd and 23rd and F and G Streets NW. The arena also has hosted concerts and includes practice courts, a swimming pool, a weight room, and athletic department offices. An arena is a circular or oval shaped (or sometimes rectangular) public space (akin to a classical amphitheatre), designed to showcase theater, musical performances, or sporting events. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... The George Washington University (GWU) is a private university in Washington, D.C., founded in 1821 as The Columbian College. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... It has been suggested that Ball handling skills be merged into this article or section. ... Volleyball is one of the most popular sports to play in the world. ... Foggy Bottom is one of Washington, DCs oldest 19th century neighborhoods, so named because, as a low-lying area, fog (endemic to the swamps of early Washington) tended to congregate there. ...
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