So Mayor Dave Bing of Detroit solicited ideas on the Internet for ways to help revive the city’s image. Fans suggested a Robocop statue in honor of 1987 film. Why would anyone suggest that you ask? Well, in the movie Robocop a half man/half machine was created to clean up the city of Detroit because it was in a terrible state. Makes sense to me! But the Mayor didn't think it was such a good idea. In fact, he literally made it seem like the worst idea ever. Well the joke's on him. The Imagination Station thought it would look great and offered up a space for the statue. They started a campaign to collect donations to have the metal supercop made. The city of Detroit raised the $60,000+ needed to build it in just one week. It’s currently in early production stages. Hey, now I have one reason to visit Detroit.

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