The Michael Jordan statue, also known as "the spirit" was unveiled on November 1, 1994 and is one of the most visited attractions in the city of Chicago. The statue is in front of the United Center, the arena home to his former Chicago Bulls.
According to its website, the statue measures 12 feet tall (17 feet from top to bottom) and weighs 2,000 pounds. Inscribed on the monument is Jordan's basketball achievements and the words: "The best there ever was. The best there ever will be."