SUPER POWER UPDATE: Scientology Has Even More Excuses Not to Open Its Boondoggle - 2013-02-19
A year ago, we made public hundreds of schematics showing plans for Scientology's "Flag Mecca," known colloquially as the "Super Power" building. The city-block-sized, 300,000-square-foot monstrosity across the street from the Fort Harrison Hotel in Clearwater, Florida first broke ground in 1998, and even after the church was forced to pay $413,500 in penalties to the City of Clearwater in 2011 because of delays in its construction, there's still no indication when it will open.
One of our tipsters noticed that this video featuring the Super Power building was posted Saturday on the church's official YouTube channel. Hidden near the end of the segment — about 50 seconds from the finish — there's news of yet another major project to be built next door to the Super Power building, one that looks like it could take several more years and millions more in construction