Weekly Standard: Gehry’s Ike Memorial Is “Appalling”

In The Weekly Standard, Andrew Ferguson demolishes the planned design for the Eisenhower Memorial: Re-Gendered Ike Andrew Ferguson March 12, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 25 Last week the chairman of the House administration committee, Dan Lungren of California, sent a letter to the National Capital Planning Commission, one of the many administrative bodies charged with safeguarding … Read more

NCAS Publishes Shocking Photos of Eisenhower Memorial “Tapestry,” a Rat’s Nest of Tangled Steel

The National Civic Art Society today published shocking photos — full-size images available here — of mockups of the giant industrial steel “tapestries” planned for the Eisenhower Memorial.   (The main “tapestry” — a veritable “Eisen Curtain” — is so large it will dwarf the Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles.) The source of the photos is … Read more

Congressmen Dan Lungren and Aaron Schock Call for Rejecting Eisenhower Memorial Design

In a bold letter to the National Capital Planning Commission, Congressmen Dan Lungren (CA) and Aaron Schock (IL) have called for rejecting the Frank Gehry’s design for the Eisenhower Memorial.  In doing so, they join Representative Frank Wolf (VA), who also publicly opposes the terrible design.  They also join the entire Eisenhower family, who have … Read more

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