From Park 51 to Ground Zero
16 images Created 5 Nov 2010
The "Park 51" mosque is situated in the vacant 1850s Italianate-style Burlington Coat Factory building two blocks from the trade center site. Park 51 is a planned 13-story Muslim community center which would include a 500-seat auditorium, theater, performing arts center, fitness center, swimming pool, basketball court, childcare area, bookstore, culinary school, art studio, food court, September 11 memorial, and the Muslim prayer space that would accommodate 1,000-2,000 people. The site has controversially been referred to as the "Ground Zero mosque".