The Federalist: Only Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Can Stop the Eisenhower Memorial

Catesby Leigh writes in The Federalist: 3 Reasons The Dwight Eisenhower Memorial Design Is A Disgrace To America Frank Gehry’s hideous design has finally cleared the last official review-board hurdle. A groundbreaking ceremony is set for November 2. Only one man can end this travesty.   By Catesby Leigh OCTOBER 12, 2017   A few years ago, … Read more

National Review: Congress Needs to Kill Frank Gehry’s Awful Eisenhower Memorial Once and For All

Architecture critic Catesby Leigh comments for National Review: Congress Needs to Kill Frank Gehry’s Awful Eisenhower Memorial Once and For All For thousands of years, erecting a monument to a great personage or event has involved creating a structure with a powerful physical as well as symbolic presence. The monument might be architectural, sculptural, or … Read more

Video of National Civic Art Society U.S. House Briefing on the Eisenhower Memorial

After 15 years and $40 million spent, Frank Gehry’s wildly unpopular design for the National Eisenhower Memorial is on life support. Not a shovel of dirt has been turned, Congress zeroed all construction funding, and the National Capital Planning Commission denied preliminary approval. Recently, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment voted to eliminate … Read more

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