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Boston Massachusetts Temple: Facts and figures

Location: 86 Frontage Rd., Belmont, Mass.

Temple presidency: Loren C. Dunn, president; William Arnold Earnshaw and John Morris Wright counselors.

Rooms: Celestial Room, four sealing rooms, four endowment rooms and baptistry.

Exterior: Olympia white granite.

Size: 69,000 square feet, constructed on 8-acre site.

Architect: Tsoi/Kobus & Associates and Church A&E Services.

Contractor: Barr & Barr.

District: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York.

Pertinent facts: Announced Sept. 30, 1995; groundbreaking June 13, 1997; open house Aug. 29-Sept. 23, attended by 82,600 people. Dedicated Oct. 1, 2000, by President Gordon B. Hinckley, with 16,800 people attending 4 sessions.

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