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Eisenhower Memorial In Planning Stages For Washington DC

KSCB News - October 6, 2011 8:10 am

Architect Frank Gehry will update a federal
planning group on the design proposed for the Dwight D. Eisenhower
Memorial, which could include unique woven "tapestries" with
There has been some concern the memorial’s design intrudes too
much on views of the Capitol. Gehry will present an update on his
design Thursday to the National Capital Planning Commission.
Earlier proposals included tall columns for the site near the
National Air and Space Museum. Gehry has said he hopes to use
tapestries because they have been used historically to tell
stories. Images for the tapestries have not been determined.
Eisenhower grew up in Kansas and commanded Allied Forces in
World War II.
Planning for the Eisenhower memorial began more than a decade
ago. The site was selected in 2006.


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