4/10: American the Constructed: the National Mall

C. C. Ingram, “Public Monuments to Great Men,” The Crayon 5 (1858), pp. 303-306.

K. Savage, “The Self-Made Monument: George Washington and the Fight to Erect a National Memorial,” Winterthur Portfolio 22 (1987), pp. 225-42.

Scott Sandage, “A Marble House Divided: The Lincoln Memorial, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Politics of Memory, 1939-1963,” The Journal of American History 80 (1993), pp. 135-67.

M. T. Witt, “America’s Palimpsest: Ground-Zero Democracy and the Capitol Mall,” Public Administration Review 65 (2005), pp. 517-33.

Michael Kimmelman, “Turning Memory into Travesty,” New York Times, Sunday March 4, 2001.

R. Pogrebin, “Eisenhower as Barefoot Boy? Family Objects to a Memorial,” New York Times 2/6/12.

A selection of sites about the Eisenhower Memorial design: