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Ongoing Chicanery With the Gehry Memorial

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics
Traci L. Slatton

If there is never going to be an open competition for the Eisenhower Memorial, and if, in fact, Gehry's self-aggrandizing design is going to be inflicted as a fait accompli on this nation, then at least show us where the money has all gone.

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...

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 ...

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: 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...

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?

Ike's 'Heoric' Stones Overshadowed By Gehry Tapestries

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 04.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — As critics of a planned monument honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower object to everything from its giant scale to its depiction of the Co...

Frank Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial Design Gets Bashed Once Again

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home

By Karissa Rosenfield (click here for original article) The controversy surrounding Frank Gehry’s proposal for the Eisenhower Memorial has just ...

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.

Gehry To Update D.C. Panel On Eisenhower Memorial

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 12.06.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Architect Frank Gehry will update a federal planning group Thursday on his design for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial, which could inc...