WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal panel working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower has voted to move forward with architect Frank Gehry’s revised design, despite objections.

The commission announced Wednesday that its members voted 8-2 with one abstention to take Gehry’s design for a memorial park to a key federal agency that oversees planning for the nation’s capital.

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Gehry has proposed a memorial park with statues of Ike as president and as World War II general. A large metal tapestry would depict the Kansas landscape of Eisenhower’s boyhood home.

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Gehry revised his design this month to eliminate two side tapestries after hearing objections from Eisenhower’s family and other critics.

The commission also voted 8-2 with one abstention to defeat a separate proposal that would have halted the project until November.

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