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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Eisenhower Memorial Wins Key Design Approval In D.C.

The long-delayed effort to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall has won a key approval, despite ongoing objections to architect Frank Gehry’s design.

10/02/2014

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Panel Rejects Design For Eisenhower Memorial

A federal commission that oversees plans for monuments in the nation’s capital voted Thursday to reject the current design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower, sending the concept back to its architects for revisions.

04/03/2014

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Eisenhower Memorial Faces Further Delay On Design

After more than 18 months of delays, the planned Eisenhower Memorial project near the National Mall faces further setbacks.

09/10/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Obama Appoints Critic To Eisenhower Memorial Panel

President Barack Obama is appointing a known critic of the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial design to serve on the federal commission that oversees the project.

09/03/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Key Arts Panel Approves Eisenhower Memorial Design

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.

07/18/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Redesigning Eisenhower Memorial Could Cost $17M

Scrapping a disputed design for a planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial near the National Mall and developing an alternate concept over the next five years would cost about $17 million, analysts have found.

07/12/2013

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

New Bill Would Block Eisenhower Memorial Funding

A Utah congressman has introduced legislation to scrap the design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, citing objections from Ike’s family and the project’s cost.

03/14/2013

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

Lawmaker Seeks Delay On Eisenhower Memorial In D.C.

The chairman of the House Oversight Committee is asking for further delay on any approvals for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial being planned for the a site near the National Mall.

06/01/2012

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

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