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Temple Square’s Main Street Plaza reopening this week

View of Main Street Plaza at Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, on November 28, 2023. The plaza area will reopen to the public on Saturday, January 6, 2024.
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Beginning Saturday, January 6, 2024, several plaza areas on Temple Square will begin reopening, including the plaza by the Church Office Building, the north part of the Main Street Plaza, and the northwest plaza area of Temple Square. The south side of Main Street Plaza will reopen in mid-February.

When the northwest area of Temple Square opens, the Assembly Hall and surrounding gardens and facilities will close as crews remove the restroom buildings and portions of the wall. Crews will also update the landscaping. The Assembly Hall will also undergo limited renovation.  

The Assembly Hall renovation will include limited structural repairs in the foundation and roof, mechanical improvements, and interior plaster repair.

The Assembly Hall was finished in 1882 as a place of worship for Latter-day Saint congregations. More recently, it has been part of the Temple Square guest experience: hosting tours, organ recitals, and other events.

The renovation is expected to be completed in 2026. 

You can read the full announcement on Church Newsroom here.

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