Washington Times: When it comes to architecture, everyone’s a critic, as witnessed most recently by the Obama Presidential Center.
The distinctive design of the tribute to the 44th president has been compared unfavorably to a giant toenail.
Writing in the Chicago Tribune, columnist Ron Grossman said the library “evokes a soft-boiled egg in a giant eggcup.”
“My problem isn’t the design, though the centerpiece is a tower, heavy around the midsection and tapering to a narrow top and bottom,” Mr. Grossman wrote.
On Twitter, Washington Free Beacon reporter Alex Griswold said the pear-shaped white building reminds him of a “giant toenail”— and the surrounding campus, a putt-putt course. read more