The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the closure of two temples for extensive renovation. The Oakland California Temple will close in February 2018, while the Washington D.C. Temple is scheduled to close in March 2018. After decades of service, the mechanical systems of both temples will be upgraded and their finishes and furnishings will be refreshed.
Following the completion of the Oakland California Temple renovation in 2019 and the Washington D.C. Temple renovation in 2020, the temples will be rededicated. Public open house and rededication information will be provided as the renovations near completion.