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Historical Addresses

This list and information was compiled by Brother Ahmad Muhammad (aka Rudy X Harlow)

and emailed to Muhammad Speaks Website on October 18, 2010 at 2pm

Sandersville and Desoto Georgia area

 

Birth place of The Honorable Elijah Muhammad. (PBUH)

 

 

Cordell, Georgia

 

    The Messenger’s family moved to this area..

 

 

Houston County, outside of Unadilla, Georgia

 

    Birth place of Sister Clara Muhammad (nee Evans)

 

 

Macon, Georgia

 

    The Messenger and Sister Clara moved there with their first  Born, Brother Emmanuel.

 

 

Detroit, Michigan area

  

  

 

8474  Manhattan Street    Hamtramck, Michigan

 

    Residence of The Messenger and Sister Clara … circa late  1920’s  before He met Allah.

 

 

 

283 East Hancock Street    Detroit, Michigan

 

    Residence of The Messenger and family, living on the first floor.

    The Messenger’s brother Kalot lived upstairs.

   

Chene and Chestnut Streets    Detroit, Michigan

 

    Location of the first ‘Temple’ meeting place of The Nation Of

    Islam in the United States.    Year 1930.

 

 

3208 Hastings Street    Detroit, Michigan

 

    The new location of The Temple where The Honorable Elijah 

    Muhammad (Elijah Poole at that time in 1931) met Master Fard

    Muhammad, Allah in Person.

 

 

3408 Hastings Street    Detroit, Michigan

 

    Another location for The Temple.

 

 

Adams and St. Antoine Streets    Detroit, Michigan

 

    Another meeting site for The Temple.

 

3050 Yeamen Street    Detroit, Michigan

 

    The Honorable Elijah Muhammad (PBUH) rented this house from Mr. and Mrs. Butler.    Master Fard Muhammad paid the first months rent.

 

 

11529 Linwood  Street   Detroit, Michigan

 

    The longest in time meeting place for Temple Number 1.

 

Chicago, Illinois area

 

                          

5830 South Wabash Avenue    Chicago 37, Illinois

 

    The Messenger, The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad   (PBUH) lived here and held meetings at this address in the year  1934 to approximately 1940.   Westside of Wabash Avenue.  

    There were meetings in other Believer’s homes,lodge halls,                                                     

    UNIA (United Negro Improvement Association) locations as  well.

 

5308 South Wabash Avenue    Chicago, 15, Illinois

 

    Another residence of Messenger Muhammad and family.    

    Westside of Wabash Avenue.

   

   

3735 South Giles Avenue    Chicago 53, Illinois

 

    Another dwelling of The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad  

    (PBUH)    Eastside of Giles Avenue.

 

 

843  East  43rd. Street    Chicago 37, Illinois

 

    Nation of Islam, Temple Number 2    Meeting place in a store    front near 43rd.  and Cottage Grove.  Early 1950,s.

    Southside of 43rd. Street.

 

 

5335 South Greenwood Avenue    Chicago 15, Illinois

 

    Nation of Islam, Temple Number 2 and  University of Islam

    Grammar and High School    1957 to 1971.    Eastside of Greenwood Avenue.

 

  

4847 South Woodlawn Avenue    Chicago 15, Illinois

 

    Residence of The H.E.M. Approximately from 1959 to 1972.

    Eastside of Woodlawn Avenue

    Telephone numbers:   DRexel 3-0230    Museum 4-8823   

 

 

4855 South Woodlawn Avenue    Chicago 15, Illinois

 

    New residence immediately to the south of the old residence.

    Eastside of Woodlawn Avenue.

    Designed by a Black Architect ??? and built by an African  Company  Kalla Construction Company.

 

7351  South Stony Island Avenue    Chicago, Illinois  60649

 

    Nation of Islam Mosque, University, (Elementary and High  

    School)  Progressive Land Developers and Center.                  

    The Largest purchase we made.    1971.

    Eastside of Stony Island Avenue.

 

370 East 71st. Street    Chicago, Illinois 60619

    South Park Bakery    Northside of 71st. Street

    Telephone Number  ST 3-9091

 

 

3934 South State Street    Chicago, Illinois 60609

    State Street Bakery (In the State-Pershing Shopping Center)

    (See ad in Muhammad Speaks  4-5-1968  Page 22.

    Westside of State Street. Telephone Number  548-9226

 

 

614  East 71st. Street    Chicago, Illinois 60619

 

    Shabazz Grocery Store.    Our first grocery store.

    Northside of 71st. Street.  Telephone Number  ST3-9846

 

 

 


                                         

                                                     

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

616  East 71st. Street    Chicago, Illinois  60619

 

    Shabazz Restaurant    Northside of 71st. Street.  Telephone

    Number  483-1668

 

408 East Marquette Road (67th. St.)   Chicago, Illinois 60637

     

    Williams Clinic    operated by  Drs. Charles Lee Williams, (The 

    Messengers Physician) Dr. James Williams  and Dr. Jasper  

    Williams.    Northeast corner of  Marquette Road.                                                        

    Telephone Number  Plaza 2-3400    1312-955-8000                                                         

    

 

8345 South Cottage Grove Avenue    Chicago, Illinois  60619

 

    Your Super Market.   Southeast side of Cottage Grove Avenue.

    Our first large grocery store.   Telephone Number  994-0300.      

 

8341 South Cottage Grove Avenue    Chicago, Illinois  60619

   

    Your Fish Market, Southeast side of Cottage Grove Avenue.

 

 

 

8300 South Cottage Grove Avenue    Chicago, Illinois  60619

 

    The Salaam Restaurant.  Our largest and finest restaurant,

    known for serving  EVERYBODY REGARDLESS OF  FUNDS. A BOWL OF SOUP COULD BE PURCHASED FOR   $.10 CENTS.   Southwest side of Cottage Grove Avenue.

    Telephone Number 994-0700    488-9633

 

 

8401 South Cottage Grove Avenue    Chicago, Illinois 60619

   

    Muslim Imports and Merchandise Store    Southeast side of 

    Cottage Grove Avenue.     Telephone Number  874-2727

 

 

7800  South Cottage Grove Avenue    Chicago, Illinois 60619

  

    The Sales and Office Building,  Southeast side of Cottage Grove 

    Avenue.  Black architect Leroy Hilliard and Black builder                                                                      

    Ernest Bush of Bush & Smith Construction Company.

 

 

553 East 79th. Street  Chicago, Illinois  60619   

 

    Temple #2 Clothiers    Southside of 79th. Street   

    Telephone Number  ST3-8988

 

436 East 79th. Street    Chicago, Illinois 60619

 

    Muhammad Speaks Newspaper office before 2548 South   Federal Street.    Published under the heading of Muhammad’s Mosque No. 2, the headquarters of the newspaper was a small corner storefront  on the Northeast side of  79th. Street. It had full glass windows on the front and on the West side.

    Telephone Number was, Aberdeen 4-8622 and 8623

 

2548 South Federal Street    Chicago, Illinois  60616

 

    Muhammad Speaks Press and Muhammad Speaks Newspaper 

    offices. Cold Storage Plant, Chicago Lamb Packers, Inc., and  

    Good Foods Produce.     Northwest side of Federal Street  

    Telephone Number  (312) 225-2322

 

718  East  79th. Street    Chicago, Illinois  60619 

 

    Temple # 2  Barber Shop and Cleaners.   The Malcolm X Plot

    was hatched here.  (See Temple # 2  Barber Shop)    North side

    of 79th. Street.

 

632-634  East  79th. Street    Chicago, Illinois  60619

  

    Temple # 2  Clothing Store, Sewing Factory, Medical, 

    Muhammad Speaks Ad Dept.  and Office Building.

    Northside of 79th. Street, Corner of 79th and 

    Champlain Avenue.

  

    453 and 455  East  79th. Street    Chicago, Illinois  60619  

 

    National Clothing Factory, located on the Southside  of 79th. 

    Street.  Telephone Number    874-5224.

 

 

440 East  79th. Street    Chicago, Illinois  60619

 

     Amena Pastries - Shabazz Bakeries  -  Shabazz Coffee Shop  

     Northside of 79th  Street.     Telephone Number 846-6048

 

 

7432  South Racine Avenue    Chicago, Illinois  60636 

 

    Capitol Cleaners    Westside of Racine Avenue.    Telephone  

    Number  ST3-7884

 

2525 South Michigan Avenue  Chicago, Illinois 60616

 

    Mercy Hospital --- Eastside of Michigan Avenue, where The  

    Messenger was hospitalized and where He died  Tuesday,                                                    

    February 25, 1975 at approximately 8:10 A.M.    Telephone  

    Number  (1-312) 567-2000.

 

3232 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive  Chicago, Illinois 60616

 

    Griffin Funeral Home, Ltd.  Mr. Earnest Griffin, owner

    Westside of King Drive    Telephone Number  (1-312) 842-

    3232.

 

 

18301  East Glenwood-Thornton Road    Glenwood, Illinois 60435 or 60480

 

    Mount Glenwood Memory Gardens Cemetery   Eastside of road  

    Telephone Numbers  (1-708) 758-5663    (1-800) 288-2020

    (1-800) 755-2121

   

    The Messenger, The Honorable Elijah Muhammad’s (PBUH)   grave location is Section C – Division 2 – Lot   44 – Grave 3    Buried Friday, February 28, 1975.

 

    The  Messenger is buried in an adjoining grave with His wife, Sister Clara Muhammad who was buried Tuesday, August 15,   1972.

    Also buried there is The Messenger’s mother, Sister Marie Muhammad, buried there in 1958.

    Sister Marie Muhammad’s name is spelled correctly on her   headstone  but The Messenger’s name is spelled incorrectly on purpose by His son Wallace Mohammed!  Wallace had

    The Messenger’s name spelled, Muhammed instead of   Muhammad!  Wallace never corrected this snide error!

    See copy of medical Certificate of death.