First it was a synagogue, then a church and now the property at 7401 Limekiln Pike will be transformed into a mosque.
The former West Oak Lane Church of God complex in Northwest Philadelphia has a new owner. Masjidullah Inc. (pronounced Mass-jid-Allah) purchased the church building and office annex for $1 million last month.
"All of us are in shock we were able to pull it off," said Nafeesa Malik, Masjidullah assistant treasurer and Sunday school director. "I find it very exciting. It literally happened overnight."