Neighbors Balk At Sikhs' Plans for 40-Foot Dome

September 24, 2010

Author: Jeff Borgardt

Source: The Chicago Tribune,0,19526.story

Like many fledgling religious communities, the beginnings of what became the Sikh Religious Society in Palatine were modest.


A small group of Sikhs who were putting down roots in the north and west suburbs of Chicago in the late 1960s and early 1970s — mostly Indian immigrants — formed a community, meeting at first in one another's homes. Later, they rented space from the Lombard Park District for Sunday worship.

See also: Sikhism, Zoning