Dwight D. Eisenhower

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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