Los Angeles Temple
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Started August 1952, completed 1955. Situated in West Los Angeles, California, on 13 1/2 acre plot; 4 1/2 acres of floor space in building' 4 floors and full basement; largest Mormon Temple constructed to date. Reinforced concrete building faced with precast quartz and white cement Mo-Sai stone blocks 8 by 7 feet. Three hundred one feet eight inches long (Temple front at annex 364 feet.) Height of building, including tower, 257 feet 8 1/2 inches. Edward O. Anderson, Architect. This Temple serves the Southern California L.D.S. membership of over 100,000 people.