AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano Imam Mahdi Bray, center, executive director of the Muslim American Society, speaks at a news conference in front of the proposed Islamic center and mosque site near ground zero, Monday, September 20, 2010, inShow More Summary
We’ll give these scumbags this: They’re persistent as hell in trying to rub it in the faces of New Yorkers, who apparently are more than willing to take it. The developer of the failed Ground Zero Mosque has nailed down … Continued
In 2010, a proposal to build a mosque and community center just a couple of blocks from ground zero in New York touched off a furor. Proponents said that the development, originally dubbed Cordoba House, would promote interfaith dialogue and manifest American freedom and tolerance. Opponents argued...
WASHINGTON — Remember the “Mosque at Ground Zero”? With little fanfare this fall, the New York developer who had planned to build an Islamic community center north of the World Trade Center announced that he would instead use the site for a 70-story tower of luxury condos. Those who had rallied in opposition to a [...]Show More Summary
How the 'Ground Zero Mosque' became 'above market-rate' luxury condos
This weekend, we learned that the developer of the "Ground Zero Mosque" site, the long-in-the-works Muslim community center and prayer space that would have been located blocks from the World Trade Center, had bowed under public pressure and instead will turn the site into a luxury condo.. Show More Summary
After purchasing a Ground Zero–adjacent lot in 2009 with plans to build an Islamic cultural center, developer Sharif El-Gamal was met with such outrage that he abandoned the project in 2011 and revealed a proposal this week to instead build luxury condos at the site. What do you think?
The debate over whether or not a mosque should be built at Ground Zero is finally over. The developer has announced that, instead of a 15-story mega-mosque, he’ll be building
Developer Sharif El-Gamal inspired a national controversy when in 2010 he proposed plans to build a 15-story Islamic center just blocks away from Ground Zero in downtown Manhattan. Protesters dubbed the planned Islamic community theShow More Summary
Report: ‘Ground zero mosque’ developer now plans pricey condo for site Switching focus from holy mission to the holy dollar, the developer who was once going to build the scuttled “Ground Zero mosque” is now set on building a pricey condo tower at the Park Place site...
The Corbdoba Mosque is dead! Long live the memory of 9/11! Perhaps that is a bit optimistic, but for now the Ground Zero Mosque project has been scuttled. Pamela Geller
Manhattan developer Sharif El-Gamal has settled on constructing a luxury condominium instead of his “Ground Zero mosque.”
Remember the "Ground Zero Mosque," the long-in-the-works Muslim community center and prayer space located blocks from the World Trade Center site? Well something is finally going up at the location, and it's exactly what you think it is (assuming you read the headline): luxury condos. [ more › ]
It's been four years since Manhattan developer Sharif El-Gamal shelved plans for a 15-story Islamic cultural center, near Ground Zero, that drew international debate. He's looking to attract a... To view the full story, click the title link.
On the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, Pamela Geller stood before thousands of people crowding a street near Ground Zero and chanted “No mosque here!”
Sept. 11. Afghanistan. Iraq. Fort Hood. The ground zero mosque. ISIS. Paris.
The wildly controversial "Ground Zero mosque"—a proposed Islam community center that, in 2010, attracted the ire of politicos like Newt Gingrich and Rudy Giuliani—is back, and French starchitect Jean Nouvel has been tapped by developers to build it. It's a...
Bart Barper, who pastors First Baptist Church in Farmersville, Texas, spoke about religious freedom and sexuality at last month's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission's annual leadership summit that was held in Nashville, Tennesse.