The Welcome Court, located next to the entrance of Cheng Yi Pavilion with a picture of Ven. Master Chang Yi on the wall, is the place for receiving visitors and Dharma consultations. A shrine to honor Guanyin Bodhisattva is also set up in the court. This is a place for daily conversation and discussion. Tea is offered to enhance the communication. The ambiance enriches the functions of Buddhism propagation.
In 1989, No.50 South Main Street was purchased for US$425,000 to be permanent temple in the western United States. It was completed in 1993.
In April 2006, preparations for reconstruction began. The construction officially started on January 30, 2008.
In April 2009, the reconstruction was completed and consecrated. The building is named Cheng Yi Pavilion to commemorate the compassionate vows of Ven. Master Cheng Yi to establish ABLS.