Central Tower Added to the Provo City Center TempleOn December 5, the central tower for the Provo City Center Temple was lifted into place atop the recently installed platform framework. The original tabernacle featured this central spire but it was removed in 1917 for safety reasons. The new temple will reflect the original design.
Friday, December 6, 2013
|Window Installation at the Ogden Temple
Wednesday, December 4, 2013As attachment of granite wraps up on the west side of the Ogden Utah Temple, installation of beautiful art glass windows is making excellent progress.
|Phoenix Arizona Temple Gardens and Windows
Monday, December 2, 2013As workers plant trees in the garden areas on the west side of the Phoenix Arizona Temple, other workers are preparing the window openings to receive panes of art glass. The entrance fountain continues to be faced with stone.
|Key Exterior Walls in Place for Philadelphia Temple
Saturday, November 30, 2013Philadelphians are taking notice of the reinforced concrete walls that have risen along the Vine Street Expressway. As the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple walls are erected, work continues on the massive substructure.
|Tijuana México Temple Receives First Exterior Panels
Tuesday, November 26, 2013Bright white precast concrete panels featuring mission-style arches have made their first appearance on the exterior walls of the Tijuana México Temple. Inside the walls, steel framing has been erected for the central tower, which will support the traditional angel Moroni statue.
|Payson Utah Temple Art Glass Windows
Saturday, November 23, 2013Colored art glass featuring a vine motif is making its appearance in the east entrance of the Payson Utah Temple. Though the temple appears nearly complete on the exterior, many months of work remain on the ornate interior.
|Reservations for Gilbert Arizona Temple to be Made Available Beginning December 30
Friday, November 22, 2013Tremendous interest has been expressed in the Gilbert Arizona Temple open house with many asking when and how tickets may be reserved. The Church has announced that open house tickets will become available beginning Monday, December 30, 2013, via an online reservation system. And while groups will be accommodated during non-peak times, LDS members are encouraged to attend with family rather than in Church groups.
|Deliveries to the Ogden Utah Temple Site
Wednesday, November 20, 2013The grounds of the Ogden Utah Temple continue to change a little each day as new elements appear like sidewalks, lamp posts, and water features. Recent deliveries to the site include numerous evergreens for planting and a set of windows featuring an evening primrose design.
|Fort Lauderdale Landscaping
Tuesday, November 19, 2013Beautiful vegetation has been planted at the Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple, which will open to the public next year for an open house.
|Phoenix Temple Landscaping Progress
Tuesday, November 19, 2013An elevated view of the Phoenix Arizona Temple site shows the progress made on the landscaping including a water feature.
|Framing Continues at the Indianapolis Indiana Temple
Friday, November 15, 2013A large opening on the north side of the Indianapolis Indiana Temple has been filled in with framing for four long windows. Scaffolding surrounds other sides of the temple as insulating materials are applied, followed by attachment of the exterior stone to steel channels.
|A Morning of Roof Making at the Provo City Center Temple
Thursday, November 14, 2013Beginning shortly after midnight on Wednesday, construction workers at the Provo City Center Temple began pouring the vast concrete roof of the temple annex [ watch video ]. Work on the roof of the temple proper proceeded as well with the installation of support beams.
|Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple Rising in Center City
Tuesday, November 12, 2013Construction of the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple is captured against the city lights of Center City Philadelphia in a recently submitted photograph. Work continues on the expansive underground parking facility as the temple walls rise in the background.
|Preparing the Concepción Chile Temple Site
Monday, November 11, 2013Activity has sprung up at the Concepción Chile Temple site as members help prepare the land for construction. No date has been announced for the groundbreaking, but it is expected to occur in the coming months. The temple was announced four years ago in General Conference.
|Building a House of the Lord in South Florida
Saturday, November 9, 2013As construction of the Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple enters its final weeks of construction, a committee has been formed to prepare for the upcoming open house and dedication. Saints in South Florida eagerly await an announcement from the First Presidency of the dates of those events.
|Concrete Poured on East Side of Ogden Utah Temple
Friday, November 8, 2013On the east side of the Ogden Utah Temple, concrete has been poured for the walkways, planters, and water feature that will greet patrons as they walk toward the main entrance. Lamp posts are installed and fence posts are covered in a black mastic, awaiting the attachment of granite.
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—Elaine S. Dalton
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