Gehry-Designed Eisenhower Memorial Unveiled

Frank Gehry's designs for the upcoming Eisenhower Memorial have been released.

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Eisenhower Memorial Commission
World-renowned architect Frank Gehry's designs for the Eisenhower Memorial have been released.
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Eisenhower Memorial Commission
The structure will be the first presidential memorial of the 21st century, and only the seventh in U.S. history.
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Eisenhower Memorial Commission
It will be located between 4th and 6th streets SW, in the space between the Air and Space Museum and the U.S. Dept. of Education.
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From a central location featuring a grove of oak trees, visitors will move to different parts of the memorial, where themes from Eisenhower’s life will be presented.
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Eisenhower Memorial Commission
The selected design concept includes columns along the north and south edges of the site, paying homage to the memorial traditions of the Lincoln and Jefferson memorials, while respecting the historic vista along Maryland Avenue.
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