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National Civic Art Society

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?

Paul Needham

Eisenhower Memorial: Frank Gehry Design Faces Opposition For Being Too Modern

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...