City: Washington, D.C.
Address: 1015 Half St. SE
Formerly known as the Capitol Ballroom, Nation was located in the Navy Yard section of Southeast D.C. that's currently recognized as the "Ballpark District." Nation closed in July 2006, but was the largest club in the area during its prime. With three indoor levels, a multi-level outdoor patio, and amazing sound and lighting systems, Nation was a the rave scene back in the day. Though Nation was popular with the drum and bass crowd, Jay-Z, Snoop, and Eminem all performed there.