October 4, 2010
A quick sketch of the Near Ground Zero Mosque
The New York Times offered a first look this weekend inside the proposed Islamic center for lower Manhattan. You know, the one formerly referred to—seemingly around the clock in August—as the Ground Zero Mosque.
The story includes artist renderings of the lattice exterior. Here’s an excerpt:
Read the rest here.
A few quick thoughts. First, if they haven’t even begun to raise the money, this proposed plan is going to periodically appear in the news every so often for at least a few years. Second, this building looks nothing like any mosque I’ve ever seen. And, lastly, I’m surprised there would be an ecumenical prayer area.