Eisenhower Memorial Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center
The Clerisy of the Concrete-And-Glass Box Freaks Out
There isn’t much to laugh at along the Potomac these days. But the freak-out from the modernist architectural establishment and its acolytes in the mainstream media over President Trump’s recent executive order was amusing.
A Last Chance to Win One for Ike?
Frank Gehry’s Eisenhower Memorial design is a monument to Gehry, not Eisenhower. The planners, the president, and the secretary of the interior must step in before it’s too late.
Ike Memorial No-Brainer
It’s time for the Republican congressional leadership to get something serious done.
Too Cool in the Capital
The National Portrait Gallery does best when it focuses on high-caliber artists, rather then pandering to its visitors with exhibitions that attempt to be “cool.” Elsewhere in the capital, the Eisenhower Memorial Commission continues to lurch along.
Gehry’s Middle Finger
The gullible bureaucrats responsible for hiring Frank Gehry for the Eisenhower Memorial put the American taxpayer into the hands of a fashionable architect whose works, quite frankly, are already starting to look clichéd and dated.