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Best Statue We're Still Waiting For 

That damn Robocop statue

Back in 2011, building a Robocop statue was the only thing the media wanted to talk about. Started as an innocent tweet to then-Mayor Dave Bing, the idea to erect a monument to the part-man, part-machine, all-cop pop culture icon gained traction, sparking a Kickstarter campaign that raised nearly $60,000. Rumors circulated that the statue would finally be unveiled on the video release date for the Robocop remake last summer, but those turned out to be untrue. According to an update posted to the Kickstarter late last year, the 10-foot, 3,000-pound bronze statue is on track to be unveiled this spring — however, as the real Detroit seemingly starts looking more like the film's dystopian, corporate-owned Delta City, it might not be such a cute idea anymore.

(Sorry, no information is currently available for other years in this same award category.)

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