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Philadelphia's first purpose-built mosque: Baitul Aafiyat Mosque. Geographic Center of Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia's first purpose-built mosque: Baitul Aafiyat Mosque. Geographic Center of Philadelphia.

This Ahmadiyya Mosque is Philly's first purpose-built mosque, with the first minaret (55 ft.) in the city. The site was once home to a National Biscuit factory, and supposedly sits on the geographic center of Philadelphia. Rich Olaya was the architect. This information is from Inga Saffron's column in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 11/30/18, pp. D1, 2.

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Location: 1215 West Glenwood Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19133, United States
Listing Category: Architecture, Buildings, Churches, Cathedrals, Mosques, Synagogues, Temples, Religions
Virtual / Real: Virtual
Created Date: 12-01-2018

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