Today LEGO announced the next set in the LEGO Modular Building series, the #10255 LEGO Creator Assembly Square. This set is particularly significant, as it celebrates the ten-year anniversary of the LEGO Modular Buildings line. Below is the description, details, pictures, designer-video, and more. Take a look, and let’s discuss. 🙂
Here is the official description: Celebrate ten years of Modular Building with the Assembly Square! Take a trip to the amazing Assembly Square, developed to celebrate ten years of LEGO Modular Buildings, featuring a wealth of unsurpassed, intricate details and hidden surprises. Easy-to-remove building sections provide access to the highly detailed interior, comprising a ground level with a bakery, florist’s shop and café, a middle level with a music store, photo studio and dental office, and an upper-level dance studio and apartment with access to a rooftop terrace with barbecue. The exterior of the building features a detailed sidewalk with outdoor café furniture, fountain, streetlamps and a highly elaborate facade with beautifully detailed windows and doors, three buildable shop signs, spired tower and a decorative roofline. Collect and build an entire town with the LEGO Creator Expert Modular Building series #10243 LEGO Creator Parisian Restaurant, #10246 LEGO Creator Detective’s Office and #10251 LEGO Creator Brick Bank. Includes eight minifigures and a baby figure.
- Includes eight minifigures: a dentist, barista, baker, florist, music store assistant, dancer, photographer and a LEGO fan, plus a baby figure.
- The three-level LEGO Creator Assembly Square features an authentic, elaborate facade with detailed windows and doors, three buildable shop signs, spired tower, decorative roofline and a rooftop terrace, plus a detailed tiled sidewalk with a fountain, outdoor café furniture and two streetlamps. The highly detailed interior includes a bakery, florist’s shop, café, music store, photo studio, dental office, apartment, and a dance studio.
- Ground level features a bakery with counter, cash register, shelves, opening oven, wedding cake and assorted buildable pastries and treats. A florist’s shop with counter, cash register, garden tools, flower arrangements, bouquets and a blue and yellow macaw parrot element. And a café with espresso machine, counter, bench seating and pie elements.
- Middle level features a music store with a buildable drum set, two guitars and saxophone element. A photo studio with buildable classic camera and adjustable tripod. And a dental office with buildable reclining chair, waiting area, telephone and a sink.
- Upper level features a dance studio with buildable piano and reflective mirror element. An apartment with buildable foldout sofa bed, detailed kitchen, toilet, micro LEGO train, LEGO Modular Buildings and Eiffel Tower, and access to a rooftop terrace with buildable barbecue, table and a neglected plant.
- New decorated elements include a dentist torso, dentist window and 2×3 tile with the #10182 LEGO Creator Café Corner box front.
- Includes lots of curved and corner angle tiles, garage doors used as box windows and LEGO Technic excavator scoops used as roofing elements.
- Measures over 13” (35cm) high, 14” (38cm) wide, and 9” (25cm) deep.
- This set offers an age-appropriate build and play experience for ages 16+.
- The LEGO Creator Assembly Square contains 4,002 pieces.
In the designer-video below Jamie Berard will show you more details about the set. Also notice the awesome assembly of all the LEGO Modular Buildings behind him towards the end of the video!
As this is a ten-year anniversary set, you will notice that the #10255 LEGO Creator Assembly Square includes hints to all of the past LEGO Modular Buildings. Here is a list of all the references provided directly by LEGO in their press-release:
- #10182 LEGO Modular Café Corner – Café on corner of plaza with coffee mug sign. Yellow and white striped awnings. Micro version of LEGO Modular Café Corner on apartment shelf. Printed tile to represent LEGO Modular Café Corner box. Corner door built using turntables. Cherries in trash. Green Baseplates.
- #10190 LEGO Modular Market Street – Micro version of LEGO Modular Market Street on apartment shelf. Bakery is linked to croissant sign from LEGO Modular Market Street.
- #10185 LEGO Modular Green Grocer – Micro version of LEGO Modular Green Grocer on apartment shelf. Rooftop BBQ. Sand-green color of middle building. Updated baby pram (now including baby!).
- #10197 LEGO Modular Fire Brigade – Rooftop door access. Kitchen in apartment.
- #10211 LEGO Modular Grand Emporium – Detailing around roof above dance studio. Wedding cake to go with wedding outfits in LEGO Modular Grand Emporium window.
- #10218 LEGO Modular Pet Shop – Parrot in flower shop and Chihuahua. Sand-blue color of music/dance studios. Windows for music/dance studios shared with LEGO Modular Pet Shop.
- #10224 LEGO Modular Town Hall – Tower roof style shared with LEGO Modular Town Hall. Wedding cake for married couple in LEGO Modular Town Hall. Flower shop for married couple in LEGO Modular Town Hall.
- #10232 LEGO Modular Palace Cinema – Center of pattern in front of Café shared with LEGO Modular Palace Cinema. Vertical line wall texture from LEGO Modular Palace Cinema is used for interior of music/dance studios.
- #10243 LEGO Modular Parisian Restaurant – Black roof of middle building in similar style to LEGO Modular Parisian Restaurant. White croissants in bakery. Fold out sofa similar to fold down bed. Greenery on pergola between café and flower shop.
- #10264 LEGO Modular Detective’s Office – Mirror in dance studio. Candy/cookie source is pastry shop. Nougat color of dentist office.
- #10251 LEGO Modular Brick Bank – Portrait of bank manager in photo studio. Translucent-green and clear glass in flower shop.
The #10255 LEGO Creator Assembly Square will be available beginning January 1st, 2017. There will be no LEGO VIP member early access for this set. Prices are as follows: US $279.99 – CA $329.99 – DE 239.99€ – UK £169.99 – DK 2099.00 DKK (Euro pricing varies by country). If you are interested in this set, or the previously released LEGO Modular Buildings, they are listed under the LEGO Creator section of the Online LEGO Shop.
What do you think? How do you like the LEGO Creator Assembly Square? Do you think it is a worthy ten-year anniversary set? How do you like the design, the colors, and the little shops? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comment section below! 😉
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