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Introductory Panel 1

Introductory Panel 1

Building Islam in Detroit is a research project that documents the growth of mosques and Muslim communities in greater Detroit over the last century. Since the project began in May 2004, members of our research team have visited over fifty mosques and Islamic associations, photographing them, recording their histories, and interviewing the people who established [...]

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Introductory Panel 2

Introductory Panel 2

Today, roughly 150,000 Muslims live in greater Detroit, and they worship in over 50 mosques. Most of these mosques are located in renovated banks, warehouses, old school buildings, storefronts, and churches. Others are purpose-built, multimillion dollar facilities that include gymnasiums, social service offices, private schools, and grand banquet halls. Since 1990, the number of mosques [...]

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