"Fist of a Champion - Monument to Joe Lewis" Detroit Things to Do Tip by littlesam1

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  First of a Champion
by littlesam1

One of the more unusual monuments I have ever seen it the memorial to Joe Lewis in Detroit. The Firs of a Champion is a 24 foot long arm molded from the arm of Joe Lewis. It is held in balanced suspension from a pyramid support made from bronze poles. It weighs approximately 8,000 lbs and it hangs 24 feet above a major intersection.

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  • Written Sep 17, 2011
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