Pressing pause, for cause, on the Eisenhower Memorial
It’s way too big. It’s too cartoony. Someone should scrub the design and start over. It’s the proposal for a memorial to Dwight Eisenhower, the World War II general and US president. The memorial is to be located on a site near the National Mall in Washington. The designer is the Californian Frank Gehry, one of the world’s most famous architects, best known locally for his madly inventive but leaky Stata Center at MIT.