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Córdoba Temple Grounds

Beautiful green grass and bollard lights have been added to the grounds of the Córdoba Argentina Temple, joining the plentiful trees and shrubs.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

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Decorative Gate Installation at Payson Utah Temple
Friday, November 21, 2014
Construction workers have installed an entrance gate at the Payson Utah Temple, helping to complete the decorative fencing that surrounds the temple grounds. The temple stands on a 10-acre parcel near a church building in the Mount Nebo stake.

More Panels Attached to the Fort Collins Colorado Temple
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Regular deliveries of precast concrete panels continue to arrive at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple site where they are attached to the steel structure of the building. The temple features classical design elements including dentil molding, Roman arches, and keystones.

A Closer Look at the Rome Italy Temple Complex
Monday, November 17, 2014
A new series of photographs submitted for the Rome Italy Temple offers some closer views of the temple, stake center, and visitors' center. An accommodation center is also under construction, which will feature an open courtyard and provide housing for those who travel long distances.

Phoenix Arizona Temple Dedicated Today
Sunday, November 16, 2014
The Phoenix Arizona Temple became the 144th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today and the 5th operating temple in Arizona. A sixth temple has been announced for Tucson, which is in the planning stages.

Lamp Posts Installed at Provo City Center Temple
Saturday, November 15, 2014
The grounds of the Provo City Center Temple are seeing the addition of new lamp posts along University Avenue and fence posts along Center. Work moves forward on the south lot including pouring the planter, placing geofoam, and enclosing the pavilion.

A View of the Sapporo Temple from Rainbow Bridge
Friday, November 14, 2014
A pedestrian bridge decorated with brightly colored circles offers wonderful views of the Sapporo Japan Temple construction site where the rising buildings have been surrounded by mesh tarps. The mission office can be seen in the foreground with the temple in the background.

Philadelphia Temple and Services Building
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
As granite cladding is attached to the exterior walls of the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple, the adjoining services building is being prepared for a waterproofing sealant. Window framing has been completed in the temple, taking it a step closer to being enclosed.

Preparing for Phoenix Temple Dedication
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
In preparation for Sunday's dedication of the Phoenix Arizona Temple, volunteers are constructing a platform for the cornerstone ceremony. The cornerstone traditionally conceals a time capsule and bears an inscription of the year the temple was erected.

Saturday Evening Update on Sapporo
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The latest information on the construction of the Sapporo Japan Temple is given in a video update (in Japanese) taken on Saturday, November 8.

Overhead View of the Indianapolis Indiana Temple
Monday, November 10, 2014
A recent photograph of the Indianapolis Indiana Temple shows the progress being made on the grounds, which will feature concrete walkways around water features and garden areas. A beautiful stand of trees will create a natural buffer and transition from the residential area to the west.

Enclosing the Hartford Temple
Saturday, November 8, 2014
With blue boards insulating the exterior of the Hartford Connecticut Temple, workers will spray the interior with a closed cell foam insulation.

Fort Collins Colorado Temple Construction Update
Friday, November 7, 2014
Construction workers are making steady progress at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple where interior framing is advancing, additional exterior panels have been installed, and an insulating underlayment is being attached to the roof. Majestic Drive has been paved around the temple.

Finishing Up Exterior of Indianapolis Indiana Temple
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Having placed the angel Moroni statue atop the spire of the Indianapolis Indiana Temple three weeks ago, workers are nearly finished with the exterior. The new temple will serve Midwest members who currently travel to Chicago, Louisville, or Columbus to participate in temple worship.

Landscaping Underway at Trujillo Perú Temple
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Green grass and tropical foliage are the newest additions to the Trujillo Perú Temple site. Installation of the art glass windows is virtually finished and finish work moves ahead on the interior. A housing facility is under construction just north of the temple.

Restoration of Historic Site in Pennsylvania Underway
Monday, November 3, 2014
The Church is restoring the sacred site where the priesthood was restored to Joseph Smith at the hands of the resurrected John the Baptist. View the current construction photographs.

Phoenix Arizona Temple Open House Concludes
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Following a 23-day open house, the Phoenix Arizona Temple has closed to the public as the building is prepared for dedication as The House of the Lord on Sunday, November 16. A youth cultural celebration will be held the evening before.

Art Glass Installed in Provo
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Stained in beautiful pastel greens and golds, Gothic arch windows have been installed in the central steeple of the Provo City Center Temple with the corner towers to follow. Inside, the baptismal font is being faced with stone while quartzitic sandstone is lining the underground entrances.

Planting Bulbs and Flowers at the Payson Utah Temple
Thursday, October 30, 2014
The grounds of the Payson Utah Temple are being further beautified with the planting of tulip bulbs and pansies around the monument sign. Work on the extensive interior is anticipated to continue through the winter months.

Paris France Temple Superstructure Now Rising
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Exterior walls for the Paris France Temple have been poured in recent weeks, which stand atop a massive substructure of concrete and steel. Behind the temple, the walls for the housing facilities are also going up. Construction began about a year ago, though no groundbreaking was held.

Another Day at the Sapporo Temple Construction Site
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The sun hangs low in the sky at the Sapporo Japan Temple, following the conclusion of stake conference on Sunday, October 26. Scaffolding surrounds the entire structure as work continues on erecting the exterior walls of the building.

Utility Building Up at Hartford Temple
Monday, October 27, 2014
At the Hartford Connecticut Temple site, a utility building that will service the temple has been erected at the rear of the property and is ready for roof trusses.

"Each holy temple stands as a symbol of our membership in the Church, as a sign of our faith in life after death, and as a sacred step toward eternal glory for us and our families."
—Russell M. Nelson

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