Eisenhower Memorial Zombie
The Columbus Dispatch: “New Eisenhower memorial design scaled down” By Lacey Johnson, Reuters:
“I will bet any amount of money it will never get built,” said Justin Shubow, president of the National Civic Art Society, who has been an outspoken critic of Gehry’s design for the memorial. “ The challenge is: How do you kill a zombie?”
The proposed design for the Eisenhower Memorial should be rejected for one that accords with our capital’s classical tradition of architecture and with the nature of monuments themselves—to make a simple, clear statement easily accessible to the public.
And on January 17:
We Must Preserve the Founders’ Classical Vision for Our Nation’s Capital
There is some irony in preserving the vision of dead people (‘dead hand of the past’) by calling the new vision a “zombie”.
See more Zombie Dwight Eisenhower.