Landmark commission hearing may determine future of ground zero mosque





New York's Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a hearing Tuesday to decide whether a century-old building near ground zero is worth preserving.

The hearing is expected to be contentious because if the commission rules the building is not worth landmarking, it will pave the way for a mosque and community center that has been planned there.

Earlier this month, a community board said the 157-year-old building at the site wasn't architecturally significant enough to landmark....



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