The Islamic Center of Connecticut (Madina Masjid) was established in 1993, built by the architect Anwar Hossain of the Connecticut firm The Lawrence Associates. An inscription panel above the entrance doors gives a date of September 12, 1993 for the "Al-Madinah Mosque". It is an example of "adapted design" in American mosques, combing elements of both traditional Islamic architecture and American architecture. The mosque situated on a plot of land within the woods of a residential neighborhood.
Khalidi, Omar. Mosques in the United States of America and Canada. Berlin: US Embassy Germany, [ca. 2006].
From the introduction:
"This catalogue shows pictures of a photo exhibition of mosques in the United States and Canada provided by Dr. Omar Khalidi and David Donnellon. Dr. Kalidi is a researcher and chronist of mosque architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston. David Donnellon is one of the architects of the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan. The exhibit was put together by the U.S. Consulate General in Frankfurt and was first presented in October 2006 at Stadtbibliothek Gallus in Frankfurt. Next stops will be Cologne, Freiburg, Berlin, and Tübingen."