NCPC Commissioners “Puzzled” by Eisenhower Memorial Design Changes

CurbedDC reports: NCPC ‘puzzled’ by Eisenhower Memorial design changes, approves project anyway Further criticisms included that the new design is “confused, illegible, and weak” BY MICHELLE GOLDCHAIN FEB 2, 2017, 2:45PM EST This Thursday, the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) reviewed three design modifications made to the planned Eisenhower Memorial, arrived at with the support … Read more

Daily Beast: Gehry’s Eisenhower Memorial Does not Befit the President’s Humility

Nicolaus Mills, who wrote the authoritative book on the National World War II Memorial, comments in the Daily Beast: Disputed Vision: It’s D-Day for Ike’s Memorial 02.15.16 12:00 AM ET The battle over plans for a Washington memorial to Dwight Eisenhower drags on, but meanwhile more and more of the Greatest Generation fades away each … 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