Dwight D. Eisenhower
After more than 18 months of delays, the planned Eisenhower Memorial project near the National Mall faces further setbacks.
A powerful commission overseeing civic art and architecture in the nation’s capital voted Thursday to approve the general concept and layout of Frank Gehry’s design for a national memorial honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower.
A federal commission charged with building a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower voted unanimously Wednesday to approve architect Frank Gehry’s design for a park near the National Mall, allowing the project to move forward over the objections of Eisenhower’s family.
Officials working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington are launching a new short film online to mark the 69th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Europe during World War II.
Three historians are recommending the use of passages from key speeches by President Dwight D. Eisenhower — including his message to troops during the D-Day invasion — to help represent the 34th president in a planned memorial in the nation’s capital.
The future of a planned memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower was thrown into doubt Tuesday as lawmakers questioned the project’s design and cost and Ike’s family called again for the memorial project to be redesigned.
An effort in Congress to eliminate funding and scrap the proposed design for a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower drew strong opposition Friday from the American Institute of Architects, which said lawmakers should not censor an architectural work.
Plans to build a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower will be delayed into next year as the World War II general’s family continues to object to a design by architect Frank Gehry.
A member of President Barack Obama’s cabinet is taking a direct interest in helping to resolve a dispute over the design of a national memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower, which could delay the project beyond the summer, according to discussions revealed Thursday.
The family of President Dwight D. Eisenhower is welcoming design changes by architect Frank Gehry for a memorial honoring the World War II general but says any monument should be simple, sustainable and affordable to honor his values.
Architect Frank Gehry and his design team proposed changes Tuesday to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial planned for a site near the National Mall after hearing complaints from Ike’s family for months.
Members of a federal commission working to build a memorial to President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington are issuing a unanimous statement supporting architect Frank Gehry and his design concept after hearing months of criticism.