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Houston Texas Temple: Facts and figures

Location: 15725 Champions Forest Drive, Klein, Texas

Temple Presidency: Harold De La Mare, president; Raymond D. Stewart and Kenneth L. Cutler, counselors.

Rooms: Celestial room, two ordinance rooms, two sealing rooms and baptistry.

Exterior: Luna pearl granite

Size: 34,000 square feet constructed on an 8-acre site.

Architect: The Spencer Partnership and Church A&E Services

Contractor: Addicks Services, Inc., Richmond, Texas

District: 27 stakes and two districts in Southeast Texas

Schedule: Tuesday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Pertinent facts: Announced Sept. 30, 1997; groundbreaking June 13, 1998; open house Aug. 5-22, 2000 (excluding Sundays), with 109,714 attending; dedicated in eight sessions Aug. 26-27, 2000, by President Gordon B. Hinckley with 20,376 attending.

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