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Eisenhower Memorial Commission

The Problem With the Frank Gehry Memorial

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics
Traci L. Slatton

Wednesday it was announced that a federal commission charged with building a national monument honoring President Eisenhower voted unanimously to appr...

Congress Looks To Block Funds For Eisenhower Memorial

| Posted 06.20.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff The Eisenhower Memorial Commission would not receive any new funds in fiscal 2013 under a draft bill unveiled Tuesd...

Flawed Selection Process Mars Eisenhower Memorial

Sam Roche | Posted 08.12.2012 | DC
Sam Roche

Traditionally, our most important public buildings and memorials are designed through public competitions, open to all Americans and judged on merit. The Eisenhower Memorial Commission, however, rejected this tradition in favor of a "closed competition."

Eisenhower Memorial Complaints Reach Fever Pitch

| Posted 06.01.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Opposition to the proposed design for a memorial to President Dwight Eisenhower has reached a fever pitch, with hig...

Designing an Eisenhower Memorial on the Mall in D.C.

Paul Gunther | Posted 04.08.2012 | DC
Paul Gunther

Sadly, the pending scheme by Frank Gehry for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial proposed on a colossal four-acre site in the District of Columbia's civic epicenter is theme-park architecture.

Eisenhower Family Still Doesn't Like Gehry's Memorial Design

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Has the Dwight D. Eisenhower national memorial project hit a snag? The Washington Post reported Friday that members of the Eisenhowe...

Paul Needham

Eisenhower Memorial: Frank Gehry Design Faces Opposition For Being Too Modern | Paul Needham | Posted 09.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- There is a long tradition, dating back to the founding of this city, of landmarks being constructed here during difficult times. The dom...