Detroit, Michigan: Giant Boxing Arm of Joe Louis

Maybe it really seemed this big to Joe's unlucky boxing opponents.

Hart Plaza

Address:
E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit, MI
Directions:
Downtown, in Hart Plaza. One block from the river and across from Ford Auditorium. E. Jefferson at Woodward Ave.
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Joe Louis Arm. Joe Louis Fist

This giant fist is a monument dedicated to world heavyweight champion Joe Louis, a native of Detroit. Robert Graham sculpted the bronze pyramid structure that suspends a bronze 24-foot-arm and fist 24-feet above the ground. It weighs in at 8,000 pounds.

[Ann Carden, 11/12/2008]
Statutory Crime: Vandals whitewash giant Joe Louis Fist

Last Monday in Detroit, Michigan, two out-of-town idiots were arrested for vandalizing a huge Joe Louis punching fist sculpture with gallons of white paint. The 24-ft.... [02/29/2004] Complete News Story

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