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Boise names LDS Temple one of 150 'icons' to celebrate the city's sesquicentennial

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Boise Temple is the second LDS temple in Idaho, after the Idaho Falls Temple, built in 1945. Gordon B. Hinckley, who later became church president, dedicated Boise's six-spired, marble-clad structure in 1984.

In summer 2011, the Boise Temple closed for a 15-month remodel of its interior and grounds. Its four-week public open house in fall 2012 drew 170,000 visitors from 41 states and 12 countries, said Brian Whitlock, area director for the church.

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