Park Space: Stewardship and Sustainability

Park51, the Community and Cultural Center in downtown Manhattan, plans to be a LEED-certified building. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. It is the certification (or grading) system most widely recognized for green buildings. LEED-certified buildings take many factors into account, including: energy and water use, site planning, building materials, indoor environmental […]

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In Support of Park51, A Letter from A Rabbi

I will never forget the disheveled, homeless Jewish fellow who sauntered into my synagogue one Saturday morning. As he walked by, some members of the congregation flinched, and I reminded myself to treat him just as I would treat any other guest. We developed a friendship over the next few months. At the end, when […]

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A Welcome Letter from John, a member of the Park51 Team

My name is John Lichten and I have been working at Park51 since September 2010.  I was raised Episcopalian and have been attending church (on and off) for most of my life.  Maybe this surprises you, as you might imagine Park51 as a purely Muslim organization – or maybe, you imagine it to be the […]

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