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

American Spectator: “Design for the Eisenhower Memorial … an Insult to All Concerned”

The American Spectator magazine published a scathing critique of the planned memorial to President Eisenhower: A Monstrosity, Not a Monument Frank Gehry’s design for the Eisenhower Memorial in Washington is an insult to all concerned. By Tom Bethell . . . The architect chosen to design the memorial is Frank Gehry and you surely have … Read more

Eisenhower Family Calls for Timeout in Approval of Memorial

On October 6, 2011, The Washington Post reported that the Eisenhower family had called for a timeout in the approval of Frank Gehry’s design for the national memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower: At a public conversation Wednesday at the National Archives, Frank Gehry encountered hostile questions from audience members about his designs for a memorial … Read more

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