Ogden Utah Temple Facts

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Location: 350 22nd Street, Ogden, Utah 84401

Original Dedication: Jan. 18, 1972 (then the Church’s 14th operating temple and 5th in Utah)

Renovation Announced: Feb. 17, 2010

Closing for Renovation: April 2, 2011

Public Open House: Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, through Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, excluding Sundays

Cultural Celebration: Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Rededication: Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 (three sessions)

Property Size: 9.96 acres

Building Floor Area: 112,232 square feet

Building Height: 188 feet 8 inches (includes 13-foot-high Angel Moroni statue)

Exterior: Granite, quarried and fabricated in China Interior: Design motifs: Pioneer Rose, grass blades, weave pattern and sunburst

Art glass: Glass from Indiana and West Virginia, fabricated by Art Glass Studio, Salt Lake City, Utah

Interior stone: Sunny Vinato marble, Tiberias Gold and Gallala marble — all from Egypt, fabricated in China

Wood: Sapele from Africa and painted maple from the United States — all fabricated by Granite Mill, Salt Lake City

Furniture: Cherry and mahogany Main-level mural: Retained from original temple, by Robert Shepherd

Baptistry murals: Custom oil painting by Keith Bond, Ft. Collins, Colorado

Architects: Richardson Design Partnership, Salt Lake City

Contractor: Big-D Construction, Salt Lake City

Unique Renovation: A major renovation and architectural change, unlike other recent Latter-day Saint temple renovations. The new design is not remotely similar to the original.

The Ogden Utah Temple is one of 143 operating temples of the Church worldwide and 14 in Utah. There are more than 250,000 Latter-day Saints in the temple district.

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