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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Louis Farrakhan's Nation of Islam To Build Mosque in St. Louis

Posted By on Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 8:15 AM

An outpost of Louis Farrakhan's Nation of Islam has plans to build its first mosque in St. Louis.

The group, known as Mosque #28, held a fundraiser last Sunday to raise the monies needed to renovate an existing building in the Walnut Park neighborhood of north St. Louis.

click to enlarge A rendering of the proposed Nation of Islam mosque in St. Louis.
  • A rendering of the proposed Nation of Islam mosque in St. Louis.

Currently the mosque is based in a Roberts Brothers property on North Kingshighway. According to an e-mail solicitation, Mosque #28 plans to focus on mentoring and youth programs when the new building is up and running.

click to enlarge Additional rendering of the proposed Nation of Islam mosque in St. Louis.
  • Additional rendering of the proposed Nation of Islam mosque in St. Louis.
Minister Donald Muhammad has not yet responded to requests for comment.
 

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