Scientology must pay every penny of fines - 2011-06-15
For much of the last decade, the entire 200 block of Fort Harrison Avenue has been an eyesore -- a gigantic shell of a building surrounded by a chain-link fence. The church began construction on the "Super Power" building in 1998 but only obtained its certificate of occupancy on June 6 after numerous construction fits and stops. Multiple times in between, city leaders sought to urge the church along only to be rebuffed. Finally in 2006, the city began assessing fines of $250 a day.