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PIPE ORGANS OF
TEMPLE SQUARE

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Visitors' Centers
There are no pipe organs in either of the Visitors’ Centers. These buildings serve primarily to orient visitors to Temple Square by acquainting them with the basic teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
North Visitors' Centers
[Photo of North Visitors' Center]
North Visitors' Center
The North Visitors’ Center, which stands at the northwest corner of Temple Square, was dedicated in 1966?. Its most prominent feature is the 11-foot tall Christus statue which stands in the central atrium, surrounded by a spiraling ramp and by murals depicting the vast expanse of the universe. (The white carrara marble statue is a copy of an 1821 work by Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen, one of several copies situated in LDS visitors centers.)
The North Visitors’ Center also houses (two?) large theatres and (?) smaller theatres, . Kiosks
South Visitors' Center
[Photo of South Visitors' Center]
South Visitors' Center
The South Visitors’ Center, which stands at the southeast corner of Temple Square, was built in , dedicated on June 1, 1978, and later renovated in 199?
For Further Reading
  • Sheridan, Luise. "Bertel Thorvaldsen: Creator of Christus." Improvement Era 67 (Apr. 1964): pp. 272-75, 307.

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