Grand Opening of Oak-Cove, Scientology Religious Retreat in Clearwater, Florida - 2010-02-11
The Oak Cove, rising 13 stories above Clearwater Bay, stands one block from the Fort Harrison. Dedicated January 1, 2008, the grand opening was attended by 3,500 Scientologists and friends from the community. Fully renovated from top to bottom, the 172,000-square-foot facility provides religious services in 14 languages to Scientologists from dozens of nations. The Oak Cove opening represented completion of the first of three major building projects in the ongoing expansion program of the Church in Clearwater. Restoration of the Fort Harrison was second, followed by the final construction phase of the Flag Mecca.