03.08.2011 - Developers of Islamic center try a new strategy
A year after controversy engulfed plans to build a Muslim community center and mosque in Lower Manhattan, the projectís developers are quietly moving ahead: In recent months they have hired a paid staff, started fund-raising drives and continued holding prayers and cultural events in their existing building two blocks from ground zero. But they have also embraced what they call a slower, more deliberate and more realistic approach to the project, acknowledging it will take years of hard work to determine what kind of facilities Muslim and non-Muslim visitors want and need, to raise money, and to build public support..............................................Full Article: Source
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