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I always wanted to make a NYC-style building and this is what I’ve come up with.

I features a weird shop in the ground floor and a whole flat on the upper levels. I tried to include a lot of details, there’s even an R2-D2 figure in the bedroom, because, honestly, can you think of a New Yorker who doesn’t own a Star Wars gimmick?

This model is loosely based on a house next to the Ghostbusters building »Hook and Ladder 8« at 11 N Moore St, New York, NY 10013. I just stumbled upon it while researching on another project and thought it had all the typical features of a NYC apartment building, including the fire escape staircase at the front.

The model is designed as a modular building, so it does not have the exact same proportions as it’s real-life inspiration, but I think four stories is already enough height for a lego set.

Update: You can now vote for this to become an actual set on CUUSOO.

Posted 1 year ago and has 5 notes
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