People tend to check in during these times:
Check out another Detroit landmark just a few blocks away, the GM Renaissance Center: http://www.gmrencen.com/Home.axis
The 26-foot sculpture was the largest cast bronze statue since the Renaissance. In its left hand, the gilt bronze sphere symbolizes God. The people in the figure's right hand are a family group.
Spark Your Senses with the Chevy Spark! Cruise past the Spirit of Detroit statue, to be reminded of what’s at the heart of Detroit.
The 26-foot statue was dedicated in 1958 and occasionally wears Detroit sports jerseys to celebrate championships and big games.
Be sure to look at the City Seal behind the sculpture: Speramus Meliora Resurget Cineribus (We hope for better things. It will arise from the ashes)
Go there when our teams win championships and see the Spirit of Detroit dressed to support our teams.
stare at it.