LEGO Celebrates Modular Anniversary With 10255 Assembly Square
Monday, October 17th, 2016 at 1:00pm by Andrew, BZPower News Manager
The very first LEGO modular building, 10182 Cafe Corner, was released in 2007, making next year the tenth anniversary of the theme. In celebration of this, on January 1st of next year LEGO is releasing 10255 Assembly Square, a massive four thousand-piece set that fans will surely be drooling over. BZPower has hi-res pictures and the full press release, so read on to check them out. We're also going to run a little contest, so make sure to read the whole story and then visit the Talkback!
10255 Assembly Square
Ages 16+. 4,002 pieces.
US $279.99 - CA $329.99 - DE 239.99€ - UK £169.99 - DK 2099.00 DKK
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 cafe, 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 cafe 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 Parisian Restaurant, 10246 Detective's Office and 10251 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 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 cafe furniture and two streetlamps. The highly detailed interior includes a bakery, florist's shop, cafe, 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 cafe 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; 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, modular buildings and Eiffel Tower, and access to a rooftop terrace with buildable barbecue, table and a neglected plant.
- Accessory elements include a ballerina skirt, Chihuahua, pretzel, ornamental chicken and candy. Also includes a buildable telephone, grill, baby carriage and buildable lamps.
- Remove the building sections to access the detailed interior.
- Adjust the camera tripod and take photos all around the square.
- Recline the dentist chair and reveal those pearly whites!
- Open the oven door to remove your freshly-baked pastries.
- Fold out the sofa bed and relax while you admire your modular buildings collection!
- Celebrate Modular Buildings with this awesome 10th anniversary LEGO Creator Expert set!
- This set offers an age-appropriate build and play experience for ages 16+.
- New decorated elements include a dentist torso, dentist window and 2x3 tile with the 10182 Cafe 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.
- Collect and build an entire town with the LEGO Creator Expert Modular Building series 10243 Parisian Restaurant, 10246 Detective's Office and 10251 Brick Bank.
- Measures over 13" (35cm) high, 14" (38cm) wide and 9" (25cm) deep.
Available for sale directly through LEGO beginning January 1, 2017 via shop.LEGO.com, LEGO Stores or via phone:
US Contact Center 1-800-453-4652
CA (English) Contact Center 1-800-453-4652
CA (French) Contact Center 1-877-518-5346
European Contact Center 00-800-5346-1111
One thing you might have noticed in the pictures is that there's a lot of references and callbacks to the past decade's worth of modular buildings. LEGO has provided us with a list of these homages, and we'll be sharing them tomorrow. Until that time, the person who posts the most complete list in the Talkback will get a free LEGO polybag! Thanks to LEGO for sharing all of this with us as always, and we can't wait to hear what you think!
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