Friday, February 19, 2016

Check out these Lego models of Detroit landmarks

Posted By on Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 3:39 PM

In anticipation of their March 25 opening, the Lego Discovery Center at Great Lakes Crossing has begun sharing photos of the Detroit landmarks chosen via Facebook voting last fall. And we can’t stop smiling at the most recent installment, a Lego version of the Heidleberg Project’s iconic polka dot house.

click to enlarge FACEBOOK/LEGOLAND DISCOVERY CENTER
  • Facebook/Legoland Discovery Center

Hitsville USA also got the Lego treatment, complete with traffic on the city streets.


click to enlarge FACEBOOK/LEGOLAND DISCOVERY CENTER
  • Facebook/Legoland Discovery Center


And the top vote-getter in the contest, the RenCen, was unveiled at this year’s auto show in all its six-foot-tall mirrored glory.

click to enlarge FACEBOOK/LEGOLAND DISCOVERY CENTER
  • Facebook/Legoland Discovery Center



Still to come... Comerica Park, Michigan Central Station, the Spirit of Detroit, and other iconic Detroit buildings that will populate the discovery center’s Detroit Lego Miniland. 

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