Gallery: Artist Uses LEGO Blocks to Rebuild New York City


Everyone loves LEGO blocks -- they are toys that never loses their charm. We've seen some incredible LEGO creations ranging from sailboats to racing cars and dream houses, and now the colorful toys are being used as real-life building blocks. Artist Jan Vormann took a team of volunteers across Brooklyn and Manhattan as part of the VOLTA artshow to fill in the blanks with the building blocks of our childhood.

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  1. generaljenny January 25, 2012 at 1:12 am

    Fantastic! What adherent would people recommend for such an installation?

  2. Monster Robot Chess Set... June 14, 2010 at 10:24 am

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  3. Joann Plockova March 9, 2010 at 4:21 pm

    Absolutely love this! A beautiful idea. It reminds of me guerilla gardening in that it adds color and life to the city, but with Legos.

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