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Mosque to Occupy Slade Mansion

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation across Slade Avenue to share its parking lot with new neighbor.

Slade Mansion will soon be occupied by Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam, Inc., USA.

The mosque bought the building at the corner of Slade and Park Heights Avenues for $900,000, according to a report in BaltimoreJewishLife.com.

According to a report in JTA: The Global News Service of the Jewish People, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, across Slade Avenue, has offered to share its parking lot with the mosque.

is known for sharing with other religions.

On Sundays, the congregation of .

"The former Slade Mansion will be used as a mosque, but outwardly it will remain the same ... " the report states. "It will be utilized for worship on Fridays from 1:30-2:15 p.m., by about 40 families who already live in our general vicinity, and probably for periodic meetings. Currently, the worshipers meet in the area."

How do you feel about its new owners maintaining the same exterior of Slade Mansion?

Cheryl Cohen April 27, 2012 at 04:40 AM
Wow....I had always thought it would make a great Kosher Bed & Breakfast!
Bassist1956 April 27, 2012 at 01:03 PM
Why is it everyone wants to live and pray near or here is something to cause a store. Is this a new form of blockbusting. Fact is there is nothing at all wrong here
Bassist1956 April 27, 2012 at 01:07 PM
Damn shame it couldnt be a facility for members of our community in need like people who struggle with addiction who are forced to live in horrific areas but new we choose to ignore the problem
BigPikesville April 27, 2012 at 01:28 PM
Glad we can share in America, maybe one day this could happen around the world.
Jackie April 27, 2012 at 01:58 PM
Well, that's awkward...
Cheryl Cohen April 30, 2012 at 08:09 PM
So glad to see not much opposition...That is a good thing!
MJ May 01, 2012 at 02:52 AM
I agree Cheryl. It's refreshing and makes me proud to live in Pikesville!

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