Art: Memorial

South of the White House, the austere, vigilant column that commemorates President Washington pricks the sky, a granite bayonet; west, at the end of the Mall, the Lincoln Memorial dreams above its grave lagoon. Now there is to be another memorial in Washington— one to Theodore Roosevelt. Last week, the Roosevelt Memorial Association appropriated $1,000,000 for this project, invited famed architects, sculptors, landscape designers to compete in submitting designs. Entire freedom was given to the imaginations of the competitors, the one stipulation being that the memorial "shall adequately commemorate the...

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