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New York City In LEGO Bricks

How can you capture all of New York City in LEGO? With a creative mind and the right data.

Rather than recreate buildings in detail, designer JR Schimdt used an elevation map of the city and surrounding area to build stacks of LEGO scaled to the city’s building topography. The end result is an eye catching 3D rendition of NYC. Hit up the link below to grab a larger copy.

LEGO New York [via Neatorma]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 11/15/12

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