In 1964 the Colorado Muslim Society (CMS) was incorporated and registered with the State of Colorado as a religious, non-profit, non-political, cultural, social, educational and humanitarian organization.

The First Masjid in Colorado

In 1974, a building was purchased and it became the first masjid in Colorado. It was at 1401 Ash Street, Denver.

Colorado Muslim Society (CMS) - The First Phase Construction

In 1978, approximately a four-acre lot at 2071 South Parker Road, Denver, CO 80231 was purchased and it is now where CMS is located.

In November of 1983, the first phase of construction was completed. Br. Abdul Hakim Minhas, P.E. was the Project Manager. During that phase, following areas were built:

  • The Mosque (the existing main prayer hall for men and women),
  • Four class rooms for the Weekend Islamic School,
  • Kitchen, separate wudu/ablution areas and bathrooms for women, and men
Colorado Muslim Society (CMS) - The Second Phase Construction

The second phase was finished in 2004 under the supervision of Br. Abdul Hakim Minhas, P.E. and Br. Talibudin Syed, P.E. During the second phase, following areas were added:

  • Multi-purpose room
  • Additional classrooms,
  • Office/Management area.