Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Eisenhower Family Wants New Ike Memorial Design

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.

03/19/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Architects Oppose Bill To Alter Eisenhower Memorial

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.

03/15/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Eisenhower Memorial Approval Delayed Into 2013

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.

11/16/2012

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Salazar Seeks To Broker Eisenhower Memorial Deal

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.

06/08/2012

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Eisenhower Family At Impasse On Memorial Design

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.

05/30/2012

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Gehry Offers Changes In Eisenhower Memorial Design

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.

05/15/2012

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Commission Supports D.C. Eisenhower Memorial Design

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.

03/27/2012

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Gehry Answers Critics On Eisenhower Memorial Idea

Renowned architect Frank Gehry explained his ambitious design for a future Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial to architecture colleagues Tuesday night.

10/19/2011

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