Pennsylvania’s First Mormon Temple Proceeds on the Parkway

The next time Mitt Romney visits, he may want to skip the Union League altogether and head directly for the Parkway where, after visiting the Barnes and not touching anything, he can pray at the state’s first Mormon Temple at 17th and Vine. Currently, the building’s construction site looks like this:

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Photo: Gerry Senker

Though Philadelphia already has Mormon churches, this will be the first Temple in the city–and the state. The design is by Perkins + Will.