Phoenix Arizona Temple facts

Location: 5220 W. Pinnacle Peak Road, Phoenix, Arizona

Temple announced: May 24, 2008

Groundbreaking: June 4, 2011

Public open house: Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, through Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, excluding Sundays

Cultural celebration: Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

Dedication: Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, three sessions

Property size: 5.19 acres

Building floor area: 27,423 square feet

Exterior: Precast integral colored concrete panels

Interior: Motif highlights aloe stalk and blossom, desert tree leaves; color scheme includes earth tones enhanced with terracotta and turquoise designs

Art glass: designed by Art Glass Studio, Salt Lake City, Utah, and constructed by Glass Images in Orem, Utah

Murals: Keith Bond

Interior stone: marble (Sahara gold, rojo alicante, oro del mar), granite (tunas green), woods (sapele from Africa)

Chandeliers: Schonbeck Lighting

Architects: CCBG Architects, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona

Contractor: Porter Bros. Construction, Gilbert, Arizona

The Phoenix Arizona Temple is the 144th operating temple of the Church worldwide. It is one of five temples in Arizona, with the others in Mesa, Snowflake, Gila Valley and, most recently, Gilbert. A sixth temple, in Tucson, has been announced.

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