Eisenhower Memorial Dedication Postponed

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Photo: Courtesy of the Eisenhower Memorial Commission; Memorial design by Gehry Partners, LLP; Sculpture by Sergey Eylanbekov; Tapestry by Tomas Osinski 

In consideration of public health, the Eisenhower Memorial dedication ceremony and associated events, originally scheduled on VE-Day in May, have been postponed until Thursday, Sept. 17, 1 p.m.

Designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, the memorial encapsulates Eisenhower’s legacy in a four-acre urban park at the base of Capitol Hill. Gehry’s unique vision is a grand new civic space in the heart of the nation’s capital. The memorial features a one-of-a-kind stainless steel tapestry depicting beaches of D-Day, heroic-sized bronze sculptures, and stone bas reliefs.

The memorial is located near Maryland Avenue on the plaza bounded by Maryland Avenue SW, Fourth Street SW, and Sixth Street SW.

Learn more at eisenhowermemorial.gov.