This 8,000-pound, 24-foot-long sculpture honors a world famous Detroit boxer and is widely considered a symbol of the grit and strength of the Motor City.
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Hat and gloves (in the winter)
How to get there
N42° 19' 43.1731"W83° 02' 40.3289"
The Joe Louis Monument is easily accessed along the intersection of Woodward Ave and E Jefferson Ave – the GPS coordinates will guide you directly in front of the fist where I took the featured shot.
There are a couple parking garages you can park your car in off of Larned St, which is parallel to E Jefferson Ave.
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