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Concepción Tower Crane Installed

At the Concepción Chile Temple, a tower crane has been installed to lift heavy materials, aiding in the construction of the temple and housing facility.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

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Star Valley Exterior
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Exterior panels have now been attached to the majority of the Star Valley Wyoming Temple.

Northeast View of the Paris France Temple
Monday, November 23, 2015
The latest photograph of the Paris France Temple shows the completed north and east sides of the building, including the baptistry entrance at basement level. Landscaping structures continue to take shape in the garden area.

Renovated Montreal Quebec Temple Rededicated Today
Sunday, November 22, 2015
President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, presides today over the rededication of the Montreal Quebec Temple. He is accompanied by the presiding bishop of the Church, Bishop Gérald Caussé, who gave his remarks in French at the stunning youth cultural celebration held last evening entitled I Remember.

Structural Framing Begins for the Cedar City Utah Temple
Saturday, November 21, 2015
At the Cedar City Utah Temple construction site, the reinforced concrete walls for the temple foundation have been poured, and the first steel beams have been erected for the structural framing of the first floor of the temple. The temple will rise high on the west side of the city.

Volunteers Help Clear Temple Site in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Friday, November 20, 2015
Members and missionaries from the Rio de Janeiro Brazil Andaraí Stake gathered at the Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple site on Saturday, November 14, with shovels, picks, and gloves to continue efforts on clearing and preparing the site for construction of the temple. (No groundbreaking date has been announced.)

Idaho Falls Idaho Temple Modifications
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Windows that were once located at the southeast corner of the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple have been removed and replaced with square-in-square concrete blocks—a pattern used throughout the temple. This area of the building, near the new bridal exit door, is being repurposed.

A Temple on the Atsubetsu River
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
A new photograph of the Sapporo Japan Temple captures its beautiful setting on the Atsubetsu River. The temple is the third in Japan.

Preparing for Footings in Tucson, Arizona
Monday, November 16, 2015
With excavation complete for the Tucson Arizona Temple, workers are preparing to pour the footings on which the foundation walls will stand. The temple will feature a prominent dome, unique among Latter-day Saint temples.

Second Webcam Installed for the Star Valley Wyoming Temple
Saturday, November 14, 2015
The local news provider in Star Valley, Wyoming—the Star Valley Independent—is providing a second live view of the construction of the Star Valley Wyoming Temple. Over the past several days, a major portion of the exterior cladding has been attached to the main body of the temple. Construction is progressing rapidly.

More Excavation in Concepción, Chile
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Excavation for the Concepción Chile Temple and housing facility is growing deeper. The temple will stand on the beautiful Biobío River.

Take a Tour of the Tijuana Mexico Temple
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Free guided tours of the Tijuana Mexico Temple will be available to the public beginning Friday, November 13, and continuing through Saturday, November 28. Take a virtual tour to view photographs of the exterior and interior.

Landscaping Advacing at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Dozens of new plants and shrubs are making their home at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple grounds, which will feature extensive gardens according to the site plan rendering. Pipes are also being buried for the sprinkler system that will efficiently deliver water to the vegetation.

Rome Temple Eastern Spire
Monday, November 9, 2015
The final section of framework for the eastern spire of the Rome Italy Temple has been installed. The spire will soon be faced with stone cladding.

Excavation Progress for Tucson Temple
Monday, November 9, 2015
The area of excavation for the foundation of the Tucson Arizona Temple is growing deeper as shovefuls of dirt continue to be carried to a growing mound at the northwest corner of the site.

Furniture Delivery at the Provo City Center Temple
Saturday, November 7, 2015
On Thursday morning, delivery trucks arrived at the Provo City Center Temple with furniture that will be placed throughout the rooms of the temple. Once the interior is completed, official photographs will be taken in anticipation of the public open house that begins on January 15.

Tijuana Mexico Temple Open House
Friday, November 6, 2015
The public open house for the Tijuana Mexico Temple begins in just one week on Friday, November 13. The temple will be open Mondays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (No tickets are needed.)

Overhead View of the Hartford Connecticut Temple
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Beautiful new photographs of the Hartford Connecticut Temple give a bird's-eye view of the construction progress including the recently installed steeple, the circular water feature at the temple entrance, and the stone cladding on the exterior.

Spire Added to West Tower of Philadelphia Temple
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Today the spire was added to the west tower of the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple. The spire for the east tower is also on site and will be installed soon. Construction of the temple is expected to be completed in the latter half of 2016.

Free Tours of Montreal Quebec Temple Begin on Thursday
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
The public is invited to tour the interior of the newly renovated Montreal Quebec Temple at an open house beginning Thursday, November 5, and continuing through Saturday, November 14. Free reservations can be made online. View a virtual tour.

Paris Temple Visitors' Center
Monday, November 2, 2015
A new photograph of the Paris France Temple shows the entrance to the visitors' center with the majestic temple rising in the background.

Steeple Assembly Installed Atop Star Valley Wyoming Temple
Sunday, November 1, 2015
The Star Valley Wyoming Temple reached a significant milestone this weekend with the installation of the steeple assembly over the temple entrance. On the north side of the temple, a light-colored exterior cladding is being attached to the building, which has been insulated and weatherproofed.

Spire Framework Attached to Rome Italy Temple
Friday, October 30, 2015
New construction progress can now be seen at the Rome Italy Temple where the framework for the eastern spire has been installed. In the coming days, the framework will be clad with stone and topped by a gold-leafed figure of the angel Moroni. Several months of construction remain.

"Go, stand and speak in the temple to the people all the words of this life. And when they heard that, they entered into the temple early in the morning, and taught."
—Acts 5:20–21

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