Ogden Utah Temple Facts

  • 1 October 2014

The Ogden Utah Temple was rededicated on September 21, 2014.  Photo by Scott G Winterton, Deseret News.

•  Location: 350 22nd Street, Ogden, Utah 84401

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

•  Renovation Announced: February 17, 2010

•  Closing for Renovation: April 2, 2011

•  Public Open House: Friday, August 1, 2014, through Saturday, September 6, 2014, excluding Sundays

•  Cultural Celebration: Saturday, September 20, 2014

•  Rededication: Sunday, September 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

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.