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This page describes Malcolm X Boulevard as it appeared in 2001.  The tour was developed as part of the Malcolm X Boulevard Streetscape Enhancement Project.  These pages are no longer being updated.


7. Masjid Malcolm Shabazz Mosque
(previously Mohammed Temple of Islam) 102 West 116th Street, southwest corner of the Boulevard
Formerly the Lenox Casino, this building was reborn as a mosque following the assassination of Malcolm X and became the center of Muslim life in Harlem. The 1965 renovation by Sabbath Brown introduced the traditional features of middle-eastern architecture such as arches and the aluminum dome, once topped by a golden crescent. photo of masjid malcolm shabazz mosque
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