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Eisenhower Memorial Design

How Much To Redesign The Eisenhower Memorial?!

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.12.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Analysts say scrapping a disputed design for a planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial near the National Mall and developing an alternate ...

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...

Let's Win This One For Ike

Roger Stone | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics
Roger Stone

The controversy over the memorial stem from a design by architect Frank Gehry, which calls for four acres of land walled by 13 80-foot tall towers which will support giant, steel tapestries depicting different scenes from Eisenhower's life.

None of My Business -- Or Is It?

Norman Lear | Posted 05.20.2013 | DC
Norman Lear

We veterans of WWII and everyone who remembers Eisenhower, this gentle man with the giant fist, the president who kept us out of conflict after conflict, often against the advice of those around him, have an investment in how he is remembered.

Eisenhower Family Asks Congress To Scrap Proposed Memorial

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.19.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — The future of a planned memorial honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower was thrown into doubt Tuesday as lawmakers questioned the project's ...

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 T...

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."

Ken Salazar To Broker Eisenhower Memorial Deal

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 06.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A member of President Barack Obama's cabinet is taking a direct interest in helping to resolve a dispute over the design of a national m...

Ike's Family May Have Lost Battle Over Mem'l Design

Examiner | Posted 06.01.2012 | DC

The panel charged with overseeing the development of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial is pushing ahead on approving the project by the end of the day...

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...

LOOK: Eisenhower Family Still Objects To Memorial Design

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- President Dwight D. Eisenhower's family welcomed design changes by architect Frank Gehry for a memorial honoring the World War II genera...

LOOK: Big Change For Eisenhower Memorial Design

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Architect Frank Gehry and his design team proposed changes Tuesday to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial planned for a site near the Nati...

House Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Ike Memorial Design

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Architect Frank Gehry said he is open to changes to a planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington to address objections fro...

Let's Not Politicize The Eisenhower Memorial

Justin Shubow | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
Justin Shubow

Is it "nostalgia" to ask that the Eisenhower Memorial "shall blend with the essential lines of the old"? Would critics like to see Paris "improved" by some more oppressive skyscraper? Should Venice, Rome, and Florence get with the times and jazz up their hopelessly backwards cities?

Congressman Wants Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial Design Rejected

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 04.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — A Virginia congressman asked a federal panel Friday to reject a design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Wa...

Eisenhower Family: Frank Gehry Must Be Stopped

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- President Dwight D. Eisenhower's family wants a memorial in the nation's capital redesigned, saying the current plans overemphasize his ...