•a mosque, intended to be run separately from Park51 but open to and accessible to all members, visitors and our New York community
Gil also implies that the site is quite some distance away from Ground Zero. This isn't really true. The World Trade Center Metro station is within a block of the proposed location. Or if you were walking from the site of WTC 7 to 45 Park Place, you can see that you would only have to traverse one block.
This map shows the proximity of the proposed mosque (which would be located at 45-51 Park Place according to news accounts).