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Frank Gehry

Three weeks ago, Frank Gehry's Eisenhower memorial was given the green light to start groundbreaking, and now the issue of financing has reared its ugly head. The design has experienced a lot of criticism for its 80-foot-tall columns and metal tapestries, but the New York Times backs up the architect for his innovation and the project for being "overdue." [NYT; Curbed DC]

Eisenhower Memorial

Independence Ave and 4th Street, SW, Washington, DC