Eisenhower Memorial clears key hurdle on Gehry design

October 3, 2014 11:27 AM

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A government planning agency granted preliminary approval Thursday to a smaller version of the controversial Frank Gehry design for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial.

The 10-to-1 vote by the National Capital Planning Commission represented a significant milestone for the tribute to the World War II general and 34th president, which has been stalled since 2011. The vote allows the Eisenhower Memorial Commission to take its new design to the Commission of Fine Arts...

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