The Spirit of Detroit
The Spirit of Detroit
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MidwestKathM
Detroit, MI1,071 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Friends
Designed by Michigan's own Marshall Fredericks, who has more publicly displayed works than anyone else in the state, the Spirit of Detroit is a must-see site for my out-of-town guests! And photos are a must! On this sunny day in June, I brought three friends visiting Detroit from central Ohio for the time. It's always a pleasure to walk by the statue and see families and friends and brides & grooms getting their photo taken for a lasting memory! Of course, for many Detroiters, the Spirit of Detroit has been a part of major celebrations for winning Detroit sports teams as well as major sporting events hosted by Detroit. Those photos are priceless!! Maybe soon we'll see a Lions jersey on the Spirit of Detroit!
Written 9 November 2023
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MPG6354
Dallas, TX214 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
The Spirit of Detroit statue has been in place for over 60 years. It was the monument that reminded people they were in downtown Detroit as well as on Woodward Ave. It represents the city.
Written 8 October 2019
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Lynetric R
United States1,175 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Couples
It is very interesting that the statute is always revered as resiliency, however I thought it was extremely informative this that it actually represents man and his connection to God which is where the spirit of Detroit received the name. It is a magnificent statute and it actually gives you the information on the concept of the statue. It was based off of II Corinthians in the Bible it really is a must see if you are a point of interest person. It is centrally located, easy access to walk up to it, you will have to have parking the problem is at different times of the day parking can be a little challenging. We really enjoyed it!!
Written 7 July 2019
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AmyLynn1980
384 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Solo
The Spitit of Detroit is a beautiful statue to visit if you are in the area.
Many tourist attractions, restaurants, bars nearby.
Especially beautiful at nighttime.
Don't make a special trip - visit if you are nearby.
Written 2 April 2018
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Christopher F
McMurdo Station Antarctica394 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2017 • Couples
very cool monument especially scenic at night. the spirit of Detroit is not far from the river and should be visited. illuminated at night makes it really nice.
Written 22 May 2017
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Jonathan D
Guelph, Canada68 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Couples
The Spirit of Detroit is easily accessible for travelers and should be seen by all that come to Detroit for a visit. It is a symbol of the city and represents what Detroit is, a good old fashion hard working city built on strong values. A great icon of an amazing city.
Written 26 April 2017
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Jane C
Detroit, Michigan82 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2015 • Friends
There is really nothing to do but look at it, but the statue is beloved by Detroiters. It is well known for wearing huge jerseys of Detroit's pro sports teams when they are in the playoffs or World Series. Long ago, someone painted huge footsteps from the statue to a female statue across the street.
Written 14 October 2015
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mnnofziger
Nashville, TN511 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
It's outside, it's free and it's pretty cool looking so if your in the area make sure you have a camera and take a photo! Plus there are other statues nearby while your at it!
Written 26 April 2015
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marcain
Washington DC, DC214 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
You can't miss this if you walk down Woodward Ave to the waterfront. It's quite beautiful, I hope that the optimism in the statue plays out for Detroit.
Written 15 August 2023
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Kelly Cathcart
Valparaiso, IN1,192 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
I have always seen this in TV movies and pictures, but had not been sure what it was. This trip I was able to go up to it. It is an Icon of Detroit and I found the story interesting.
Written 23 July 2023
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