Longmont, Colorado: Japanese Temple: Tower of Compassion

Five-story tower, resemblin a traditional Japanese temple, was built by a Longmont Japanese-American family in gratitude for not being interned in a government relocation camp during World War II.

Kanemoto Park

Address:
115 S. Pratt Pkwy, Longmont, CO
Directions:
Kanemoto Park. South side of the city, in Kanemoto Park, which is on the west side of S. Pratt Pkwy just north of its intersection with Missouri Ave.
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Tower of Compassion

A five-story tower designed to resemble a traditional Japanese temple. Built by a Japanese-American family to express its gratitude to Longmont for maintaining their liberty during World War II.

[Jason Goldtrap, 06/17/2022]

During the war most Japanese immigrants in the western U.S. were forced into internment camps. The tower was built in 1972.


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