The beginnings of construction for the Hartford, Connecticut Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (inadvertently referred to as the “Mormon Church”), will be underway this summer in Farmington, CT at the corner of Melrose Drive and Farmington Avenue.
Temple Plan Details So Far
The West Hartford Patch reports that the Merryill Lynch Financial Offices on the approved temple property will be vacated by the end of June and that the existing facilities on the property will then be demolished.
The temple will be a 35,000-square-foot, white granite temple, topped by a tall steeple on 11 acres. The temple application was approved last year and total construction for the religious structure is expected to last two years.
In May of 2012, mormonnewsroom.org reported on the proposed plans for the temple:
The proposed plans call for the Hartford Connecticut Temple to be built at 1024 Farmington Avenue in Farmington, Connecticut. The Indianapolis Indiana Temple site (in the city of Carmel on the southwest corner of the intersection of W116th and Spring Mill Road was announced in January 2011. Read more