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Gehry is Open to Change as the Eisenhower Memorial Controversy Continues On

Via Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission
Via Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission

In a letter presented at a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday, Frank Gehry expressed his willingness to change the design of the controversial Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in order to resolve objections from the 34th president’s family. “My detractors say that I have missed the point, and that I am trying to diminish the stature of this great man,” Gehry wrote. “I assure you that my only intent is to celebrate and honor this world hero and visionary leader.” Continue reading for more information on the hearing.

Cite:Karissa Rosenfield. "Gehry is Open to Change as the Eisenhower Memorial Controversy Continues On" 20 Mar 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/218756/gehry-is-open-to-change-as-the-eisenhower-memorial-controversy-continues-on/>