NYC Islamic Center Releases Futuristic Building Sketches

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The planned Park51 Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero has drawn the ire of many a conservative this election season. But several detailed drawings of the project released by the developer show a building that doesn’t look much like a mosque at all.

SOMA Architects, Park51’s architecture consultants, prepared the images, which were posted on Park51’s website.[TPM SLIDESHOW: Welcome To The Neighborhood? A Look At The Area Around The ‘Ground Zero Mosque’]

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