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

Breitbart: Save Eisenhower’s Memorial from Washington

Sam Roche writes for Breitbart: Save Eisenhower’s Memorial from Washington 26 Mar 2017 Breitbart   The swamp in Washington encroaches on our very Mall, where it threatens to claim a planned memorial to Dwight Eisenhower which against all precedent has been designed without accountability to or participation from the American public. Unsurprisingly the result is more contentious and expensive … Read more

The American Conservative: Eisenhower Memorial Carried Forward by Resignation Not Momentum

Micah Meadowcraft writes for The American Conservative: Will Eisenhower Ever Have a Fitting Memorial? By MICAH MEADOWCROFT • March 8, 2017, 12:00 AM Few seem to really like it, but for now it seems to be limping along to somewhere. That sentiment describes the latest chapter in the saga of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial. It was commissioned … Read more

House Appropriators Recommend Zeroing Funding for Eisenhower Memorial

The Free Beacon reports: House Appropriations Committee Recommends Zeroing Funding for Eisenhower Memorial Memorial commission unwilling to consider ‘sensible revisions’ BY: Blake Seitz June 14, 2016 2:50 pm The House Appropriations Committee released a report Tuesday that recommends eliminating all funding for the Eisenhower Memorial for fiscal 2017. The report, which provides guidance for the … Read more

Free Beacon: Fundraising Woes Continue for Eisenhower Memorial

The Free Beacon reports: Fundraising Woes Continue for Eisenhower Memorial Controversial design by Frank Gehry has raised at most $4.7 million in five years BY: Blake Seitz April 26, 2016 2:00 pm  Five years after the Eisenhower Memorial Commission began spending big bucks on a private fundraising campaign, the group has raised from private sources a … Read more

*** Congress Zeroes All Construction Funds for Eisenhower Memorial Design ***

The Free Beacon reports: Congress Zeroes Construction Funds for Eisenhower Memorial Omnibus text cites ‘concerns’ from Congress, Eisenhower family By: Morgan Chalfant December 17, 2015 1:15 pm Congress zeroed all construction funds for the controversial project to erect a monument honoring U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 2016. The so-called “omnibus” appropriations bill, expected to … Read more

U.S. House Bill Seeks to Defund Eisenhower Memorial Design, Calls for “Reset”

The Free Beacon reports: A new bill in the House of Representatives would likely scuttle the controversial memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower opposed by the 34th president’s family. The bill from the House Interior Appropriations subcommittee would cut all funding for the Eisenhower memorial due to objections about design and funding from the Memorial Commission. … 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

Examiner: Uncertain Future Troubles Eisenhower Memorial Commission and its Insular Staff

From the Washington Examiner: Uncertain Future Troubles Eisenhower Memorial Commission and its Insular Staff BY LUKE ROSIAK | APRIL 15, 2014 AT 11:56 AM A federal planning group has delivered what could be a fatal blow to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission’s controversial design for honoring the former president and World War II hero. Nine full-time, taxpayer-funded employees and a board … Read more

Roll Call: It’s Time to Bury Frank Gehry’s Eisenhower Memorial

Originally published by Roll Call: It’s Time to Bury Frank Gehry’s Eisenhower Memorial | Commentary By Justin Shubow Feb. 3, 2014, 1:20 p.m.  The Eisenhower Memorial is dead. Not the memorial itself, but the wildly unpopular design by Frank Gehry. The decisive blow is Congress’ 2014 budget, which denied the $49 million in construction funds … Read more

AP: Congress Says No to Eisenhower Memorial Funding

The Associated Press reports: Congress Says No to Eisenhower Memorial Funding BRETT ZONGKER — Jan. 17, 2014 3:21 PM EST Funding requested to begin building the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower memorial near the National Mall has been eliminated in a spending deal passed by Congress, while lawmakers restored funding for other national arts and cultural … Read more

Roll Call: Eisenhower Memorial Losing Support from Congress

Roll Call reports: Eisenhower Memorial Losing Support from Congress By Hannah Hess Roll Call Staff Jan. 15, 2014, 4:16 p.m. Congress is using the power of the purse strings to put more pressure on the planners behind the Eisenhower Memorial, a project that is now nearly 15 years in the making. The project received only $1 … Read more

National Civic Art Society to Testify in the U.S. House on a Bill to Scrap Frank Gehry’s Eisenhower Memorial

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2013 CONTACT: [email protected] or (202) 670-1776 On Tuesday March 19th, National Civic Art Society President Justin Shubow will appear before the House Subcommittee on Public Lands to testify on a proposed bill that would scrap Frank Gehry’s design for the National Memorial to President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The hearing will … Read more

Landscape Architecture Mag: Per Acre, Ike Memorial Might Be Most Expensive Landscape Memorial Ever

Landscape Architecture magazine compares the cost of the planned Eisenhower Memorial to previous memorials: MONUMENTAL PRICES June 20, 2012 by Daniel Jost Gehry Partners, LLP / Eisenhower Memorial Commission Among the many concerns being raised about Frank Gehry’s proposal for the Eisenhower Memorial is its price tag, currently estimated at $142 million. That’s not the most costly memorial ever built in … Read more

***HOUSE CUTS OFF ALL 2013 FUNDING FROM EISENHOWER MEMORIAL***

Roll Call reports: Eisenhower Memorial Cut Off From New Funds in Spending Draft By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff June 19, 2012, 7:01 p.m. The Eisenhower Memorial Commission would not receive any new funds in fiscal 2013 under a draft bill unveiled Tuesday from the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies. Opponents … Read more

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