Gallery: 100-Year-Old Utah Church Lifted 40 Feet Above Ground Without M...

 
Large excavated area around and beneath the temple walls make it seem like the building has been elevated although it actually hasn’t moved at all.

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  1. wolfstone March 11, 2014 at 8:24 pm

    @William Hunse http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utah_War will probably give you an idea of why these structures were built that way.

  2. William Hunse December 5, 2013 at 12:44 am

    Why do these older LDS “churches” look like, and can function like, forts, castles? As an architect I can clearly see the fundamental defensive nature of the design.

  3. shelly420 May 22, 2013 at 8:17 pm

    It’s too bad it wasn’t converted into a building dedicated to science, instead of fairy tales.

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