The Darussalaam Masjid Inc. has rich a history spanning over several years. It is New Yorks’s modern Mosque in the heart of the Jamaica.
In 2006 some honorable Muslim brother figures decided to build a mosque in Jamaica. Initially, a small room was hired for Friday prayers. However, in 2007 the Fund had grown to a sizeable amount and a ‘Deed of Declaration of Trust’ was made.
In 2008 one houses were purchased in Jamaica and converted into a Mosque. It was opened on Friday 1 August 2008.
Over the years many distinguished personalities were associated with the Mosque Fund.
In 2009 the
At first it seemed generously spacious, but before long it began to overflow on Fridays and during Ramadan and Eid. Moreover, there was hardly room for the growing number of projects based at the mosque. The Darussalaam Masjid Inc. ran a long and ultimately successful campaign to acquire adjoining land.
•2006 – Notable figures, both Muslim and non-Muslim, decide Jamaica Persons Blvd needs a mosque, so they establish the Mosque Fund. Initially, a small room is hired for Friday prayers.
•2007 – The Fund has grown to a sizable amount, so a Deed of Declaration of Trust is made.
•2008 – One houses are purchased in Jamaica, as permanent place of prayer.
•2009 – Laying of foundations for the new mosque.
•2010 – The new mosque opens. The large, purpose-built mosque, complete with dome, structural front view soon becomes a landmark in Jamaica End. At first it seems generously spacious, but before long it begins to overflow on Fridays and during Ramadan and Eid. Moreover, there is hardly room for the growing number of projects based at the mosque.
•2011 – The Darussalaam Masjid Inc, with huge local support, succeeds in its campaign to acquire adjoining land for development.