7/20 Memorial

15151 E Alameda Pkwy
Aurora, CO

The 7/20 Memorial honoring the victims, families, and survivors of the Aurora theatre shooting of 2012 offers a message of comfort, peace, hope, and strength not only to those affected but to all who visit. “Ascentiate,” is a sculptural composition of 83 cranes, each containing notes gathered from loved ones and the community inside, located in the City of Aurora Municipal Center’s Water-wise Reflection Garden. The Garden’s winding path includes reflective stone seating elements dedicated to the victims and culminates with this stunning sculpture. Seventy white cranes representing those injured in the shooting converge from all sides and begin to rise upward. Then the 13 uppermost cranes with translucent wings that glow in the sunlight continue to rise upward, representing those who perished.

Category:
Landmarks
District:
I-225/City Center Corridor