Assafa Islamic Center

Assafa Islamic Center Revealed at 172 Eldridge

Posted August 7, 2013 at 5:42 am

As Ramadan concludes, we bring news that the Lower East Side will soon have a brand new masjid to call its own. At 172 Eldridge Street.

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Assafa Islamic Center at 172 Eldridge Back on Track

Posted October 17, 2012 at 6:09 am

The beleaguered Assafa Islamic Center at 172 Eldridge Street is apparently back on track after a series of derailments.

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Progress Report: Assafa Islamic Center at 172 Eldridge

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 3:57 pm

Construction of the new Assafa Islamic Center at 172 Eldridge Street is straddling the proverbial speed bump. From the outset, the fourteen-year-old institution has had plenty of problems with the new facility, including subtle run-ins with the DOB, some stop work orders, and numerous complaints for after-hours construction. But now the issue is funding.

Work Anew at Assafa Islamic Center, 172 Eldridge Street

Posted April 5, 2010 at 6:27 am

Ever since a pair of steel supports was installed back in October, it has been all quiet on the Eldridge mosque front.  The worksite at 172 Eldridge was quiet through autumn and winter.  But now spring is finally here, and with it renewed construction efforts.