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Exterior Stone Cladding Completed for the Raleigh North Carolina Temple

With stone cladding now attached to the entrance vestibule, scaffolding has been removed from the exterior of the Raleigh North Carolina Temple
68th operating temple; closed for renovation; stone cladding completed; decorative fencing delivered; landscaping underway
Raleigh North Carolina Temple
. Black decorative fencing has arrived on site, which will be installed around the perimeter of the property, replacing the current construction barrier. Landscaping work is underway around the edges of the grounds.

Moroni Milestone Reached in Raleigh, North Carolina

The renovation of the Raleigh North Carolina Temple
68th operating temple; closed for renovation; stone cladding completed; decorative fencing delivered; landscaping underway
Raleigh North Carolina Temple
reached a major milestone at half past noon today when a gold-leafed statue of the angel Moroni was installed atop the tower. The temple stands in the Raleigh suburb of Apex at the corner of Bryan Dr and W Williams St next to the stake center for the Apex North Carolina Stake.

Monument Sign at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple

The monument sign at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple
68th operating temple; closed for renovation; stone cladding completed; decorative fencing delivered; landscaping underway
Raleigh North Carolina Temple
has been finished in matching stone, bearing the names of the Church and the temple, followed by the address of the building. The Holiness to the Lord inscription stone has been installed over the entrance to the temple.

Stone Cladding Nearing Completion at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple

The majority of scaffolding has been removed along the rear side of the Raleigh North Carolina Temple
68th operating temple; closed for renovation; stone cladding completed; decorative fencing delivered; landscaping underway
Raleigh North Carolina Temple
as exterior stone installers get closer to completing their work. The remaining areas to be clad are largely concentrated on the front side of the building. Visitors can clearly see the ornate detailing featured in the stone panels over the windows.

Raleigh Temple Tower Clad in Stone

Work on cladding the reshaped tower of the Raleigh North Carolina Temple
68th operating temple; closed for renovation; stone cladding completed; decorative fencing delivered; landscaping underway
Raleigh North Carolina Temple
has been completed while stone continues to be attached to the exterior walls. Temporary glass has been installed in the window openings to enclose the structure and protect the interior renovation work that is underway.

Cladding the Raleigh North Carolina Temple Tower

Work on stone cladding the exterior walls of the Raleigh North Carolina Temple
68th operating temple; closed for renovation; stone cladding completed; decorative fencing delivered; landscaping underway
Raleigh North Carolina Temple
has progressed to the front side of the building and to the tower. Steel studs are on site as framers continue to build interior walls and hang drywall. Minor modifications to the floor plan will provide a better patron experience.

Drywall Arriving at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple

Large pallets of drywall are being delivered by truck to the Raleigh North Carolina Temple
68th operating temple; closed for renovation; stone cladding completed; decorative fencing delivered; landscaping underway
Raleigh North Carolina Temple
as the building has been enclosed and work can progress freely on the interior. On the exterior, waterproofing and stone cladding continues.

Stone Cladding Continues at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple

Sturdy pieces of natural stone continue their way up the exterior walls of the Raleigh North Carolina. Along the rear side of the building, the stone has reached the roof line with special border pieces surrounding the window sections. Scaffolding surrounds the tower, which will also be clad in stone.

Windows Boarded Up at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple

Looking through the stately pine trees surrounding the Raleigh North Carolina Temple
68th operating temple; closed for renovation; stone cladding completed; decorative fencing delivered; landscaping underway
Raleigh North Carolina Temple
site, construction observers can catch a glimpse of the progress being made on cladding the exterior of the temple. The window openings have been boarded up to enclose the structure as work begins to focus on the interior.

Stone Cladding Begins at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple

Having waterproofed the reshaped exterior of the Raleigh North Carolina Temple
68th operating temple; closed for renovation; stone cladding completed; decorative fencing delivered; landscaping underway
Raleigh North Carolina Temple
, crews have begun the process of cladding the building in stone. Although the temple is not yet enclosed, some sheets of drywall have been hung on the interior.