24 fluted Ionic columns embellish an impressive granite exterior of the Church Administration Building. The 1917 Neoclassical structure was designed by the son and grandson of Brigham Young. Officed here are the three members of the First Presidency. They are the highest governing body of the LDS Church. The former headquarters also accommodates the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Collectively, these elders help influence the global direction of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.