Sacred Architecture

The FADER’s Amos Barshad reports on a 66,000 square foot, multi-million dollar sanctuary in Saranap, California. It was built for Sufism Reoriented, a religious order largely funded by Cheesecake Factory CEO David Overton. Barshad writes that the surrounding community pushed back against the sanctuary for its massive size and contrast to the small, quaint town. Eventually approved 2012 and opened in early 2017, the sanctuary features massive white rooms, archival treasures, and marble floors.

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