Mosque in the Making

Masjidullah is renovation a former church building into a mosque in West Oak Lane.

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Masjidullah has a new home in Northwest Philadelphia. A building was purchased in May 2013 for $1 million. This is a rendering of what the new masjid will look like after renovations.
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The prayer area inside the former West Oak Lane Church of God at the corner of Limekiln Pike and Washington Avenue. The building was just purchased by Masjidullah Inc. and is being transformed into a mosque.
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Imam Muhamad Abdul-Aleem (left) and Imam Mikal Shabazz in front of the soon-to-be mosque operated by Masjidullah.
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The prayer area will accommodate 1,500 people.
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A daycare and after school program will open this fall.
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The office annex has office space for lease. To date, there are already two offices occupied.
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Imam Mikal Shabazz in his office.
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There are 14 classrooms in the building that will be used for a full Islamic school, open to Muslims and non-Muslims.
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School rooms with desk and chairs need minor upgrades.
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A gymnasium.
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A playground and large area for children to play.
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The Masjidullah location since the 1970s was this storefront at 77th and Ogontze Avenue. The Muslim community will keep ownership of the storefront and rent it out.
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Masjidullah prepares meals for sale at its current location at 77th and Ogontz Avenue.
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