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Draper Utah Temple Facts

Plans announced — 2 October 2004

Groundbreaking — 5 August 2006

Public open house — Thursday, 15 January 2009, through Saturday, 14 March 2009, excluding Sundays

Dedication — Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 20-22 March 2009

Location — 14065 Canyon Vista LaneDraper, Utah 84020

Property size — Approximately 12 acres, including adjacent meetinghouse

Building size — 58,300 square feet

Building height — 50 feet 10 inches; 168 feet 8 inches to the top of the angel Moroni statue

Angel Moroni statue — 10 feet 8 inches tall

Exterior features:          

• Temple White Granite from China

• Window art-glass by Utah artist Tom Holdman

• Bronze doors

Interior features:        

• Limestone floor tile and limestone base imported from Lyon, France

• Makore wood, imported from west coast of central Africa, used in doors, trim, wood paneling and cabinets

• Recurring design of sego lily — Utah state flower — in art-glass   (by Holdman) and decorative painting

• Murals in ordinance rooms, depicting mountain scenes, by Utah artist Linda Curley Christensen and Colorado artist Keith Bond  

Architects — FFKR Architects

Contractor — Okland Construction

When dedicated, this will be the Church’s 129th operating temple worldwide and the 12th in Utah. The other temples in Utah are located in Logan, Ogden, Bountiful, Salt Lake City, South Jordan, American Fork, Provo, St. George, Manti, Monticello and Vernal.

The Draper Utah Temple will serve more than 60,000 Latter-day Saints living in the Draper area — members of 25 stakes (a stake is similar to a diocese).

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