New Mosque to Open in New Orleans

May 9, 2004

Source: The Times-Picayne

On May 9, 2004 The Times-Picayne reported, "A new, larger mosque in Kenner will soon be a reality for the nonprofit Jefferson Muslim Association. On Saturday, ground will be broken on a seven-acre site at 25th and Iowa Streets in Kenner that will house a new school, mosque and gymnasium... The new mosque will accommodate 1,500 people: 1,000 men downstairs and 500 women upstairs."