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Calling Frank Gehry's Bluff

Regular readers of these pages know that I’ve been following the plans for a memorial to President Eisenhower, designed by starchitect Frank Gehry, which is to be placed in a park just alongside the National Mall here in DC.   708 more words


Why I Still Like Ike

W.J. Astore

Recent news that the planned Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, D.C. remains in trouble greatly saddens me.  When I was young, I considered myself a moderate Republican/conservative Democrat.   1,364 more words

US Politics

Eisenhower Memorial fight...

At this rate,  we will never have  a memorial  for a general who won a war and then became our President.   I do remember seeing a sketch of the proposed monument,  and I thought it was not only without any real connection to Eisenhower,  but ugly in the way only modern works can be.

Gehry revises design for Eisenhower Memorial in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Architect Frank Gehry is revising the design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall after objections delayed the project. 245 more words