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Panel Rejects Design for Eisenhower Memorial

A federal commission that oversees monuments in the nation’s capital has voted to reject the current design of the Eisenhower Memorial.

04/03/2014

Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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 elements in Frank Gehry’s design for a national memorial honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower.

07/18/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Architects Oppose Bill to Alter Eisenhower’s D.C. Memorial

The American Institute of Architects is opposing an effort in Congress to eliminate funding and scrap the proposed design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower, saying lawmakers should not censor an architectural work.

03/15/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Eisenhower Memorial Going High-Tech

Despite ongoing disagreement over designs for a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in the nation’s capital, planners are creating a high-tech virtual memorial to accompany the future monument.

08/30/2012

Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Family At Impasse On Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Design

resident Dwight D. Eisenhower’s family welcomed design changes by architect Frank Gehry for a memorial honoring the World War II general but said Wednesday that any monument should be “simple, sustainable and affordable” to honor his values.

05/30/2012

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Eisenhower’s Granddaughter To Argue Design Of Planned Memorial

Susan Eisenhower, the 34th president’s granddaughter, is expected to testify before a House subcommittee on national parks to object the planned design for a Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington.

03/20/2012