Confederate Monuments

General P.G.T. Beauregard equestrian statue

What Do You Do With Controversial Monuments and Statues?

Cities around the country are scrambling with ways to accommodate monuments to a past that many consider as oppressive.

August 8, 2018 - National Public Radio

Wall Prototypes

The Year's Architecture Controversies Include Multiple Planning Crossovers

The list of the 12 most "memorable" and "outrageous" controversies in the field of architecture looks a lot like a list of controversies in the field of planning.

December 10, 2017 - The Architect's Newspaper


Do Confederate Statues Belong in Public Spaces?

In the aftermath of the violence in Charlottesville, resulting from the gathering of white supremacists and neo-Nazis, American cities are rethinking whether statues honoring the heroes of the Confederacy belong in public spaces.

August 25, 2017 - Vox

Confederate Monuments

The Archaeology of Public Memory and Civic Identity

The Confederate monuments debate invites a broader interdisciplinary conversation about the nature and planning of public commemorative landscapes and, by extension, the identity and soul of a community.

August 21, 2017 - Dean Saitta

Robert E. Lee

Search the Location of the Nearest Confederate Monument

Public spaces are full of monuments to a rebellion fought to maintain slavery.

August 18, 2017 - Quartz

General P.G.T. Beauregard equestrian statue

New Orleans Begins Removing Monuments to the Confederacy

The city of New Orleans has a plan to remove four monuments to the Confederate States of America, deciding that monuments to the racist cause of the Confederacy belong in a museum, not in the city.

April 24, 2017 - The Times-Picayune

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