The Corner Toy Shop – A Modular Lego MOC

The Corner Toy Shop - A Modular Lego MOC

This is the local Corner Toy Shop, a Lego MOC built by emo Lego. The store is set in the modular building scale, so it fits in well with that theme. There are a lot of details and mini builds around the building. Some even from other popular Lego sets. The first floor features a wonderful Toy Shop. Full of all kinds of toys and games for Minifigure kids. The design uses the new Lego Dots to add a lot of multi-colored details. Outside you can find a clown enticing children to buy things, and a rocket ship coin-op ride. There is a lot going on with the first floor. There is even an oversized mouth welcoming all into the bowels of fun.

The Corner Toy Shop - A Modular Lego MOC - Clowns

Inside the toy store, you will quickly discover packed store displays and models hung up all around. It seems the store has a Lego promotion, selling multiple Lego sets including the first ever Lego Modular. The Cafe Corner. There is also a display of unique hats, hot new video games, trains, planes, and Spider Man. This is a dense Lego store.

The Corner Toy Shop - A Modular Lego MOC - Inside Store Shopping

The second floor hides a more adult themed building. A pool hall, and a fully stocked bar. The exterior sign is borrowed from the Detective’s Office Modular Building. You can see an excellent amount of detail has gone into the building as a whole. The upper two floors look like they would fit in completely with the official theme.

The Corner Toy Store With Pool Hall - A Modular Lego MOC

Then up a flight of steps you can find a service entrance. Inside is a very popular billiards game. The bar is booming. This interior includes a lot of details and mini-builds that are inspired from the Detective’s Office and The Highlander Bar. Although this bar looks much more popular.

Pool Hall And Bar

Check out many more photos of this Lego MOC Corner Toy Shop over here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/emolego/49710703037/

A Lego Modular New Orleans Jazz Club

A Lego Modular New Orleans Jazz Club

“Inspired by the ornate architecture of New Orleans, this modular brings a touch of the Big Easy to the Modular street. At ground level is a gumbo restaurant with indoor fountain, a beignet bakery, a pirate statue (containing hidden treasure), and a wall fountain being sipped at by a bayou frog.”

This Lego MOC, created by inklingbricks, looks almost like an official release. The Lego Modular New Orleans Jazz Club contains three floors, perfectly matching the scale of other Modulars. On the side is also the narrowest building ever created. Between these two structures there is a restaurant, bakery, bar, club, and store. It even looks like the Blues Brothers are booked upstairs. This modular moc also contains a whole lot of easter eggs and secrets, all ready to be discovered. Finally the Jazz sign on top is perfectly built with a lego saxophone.

A Lego Modular New Orleans Jazz Club Back Door
A Lego Jazz Club Street View

There are some building instructions for sale, and even more details of this Lego Modular New Orleans Jazz Club over here: https://inklingbricks.com/instructions/28-modular-new-orleans-jazz-club.html

Lego Creator Detective’s Office and Barber Shop (10246)

Lego Creator Detectives Office Modular Building Set

Lego has officially released details on the new Lego Creator Detective’s Office and Barber Shop (10246) Modular Building. Information for this new set leaked earlier this week (see here and here). It looks like this set is two different buildings, like the Pet Shop, but the Detective’s Office and Barber Shop are joined together into one building. This set has been designed with a story in mind. Detective Ace Brickman, a Mysterious Woman in Red, and a Police Officer snooping around are all part of the plot. The set comes with 2,262 pieces and will retail for $159.99. With a January 2015 release.

Lego Creator Detectives Office Modular Building Pool

On the ground level of the Detective’s Office is a pool hall, called the Highlander. Amazingly it looks like the there is some underground betting going on too.

Lego Creator Detectives Office Modular Building Police

The front of the building features two balcony and a hidden fire escape. Perfect for sneaking around.

Lego Creator Detectives Office Modular Building Barber Shop

Next door is a barber shop which features a real mirror. Thats right a real Lego mirror.

Lego Creator Detectives Office Modular Building Mirror

“Discover a world of mystery and adventure with the LEGO® Creator Expert Detective’s Office! Step through the open archway and into the barbershop, where seated customers are pampered in the reflection of a large wall mirror, while next door, competitors play pool and darts beneath the comforting whir of a rotating ceiling fan. Venture to the first floor and you’ll find the detective’s office, his desk strewn with clues, a safe containing valuable evidence and a concealed wall compartment. Then visit the adjacent bathroom, featuring a classic pull-chain toilet, before taking the stairway to the well-equipped kitchen, from where you can access the roof terrace, complete with large water tower. This latest addition to the LEGO Modular Building series is packed with unsurpassed detail and hidden surprises. Easy-to-remove roof and ceilings provide access to the delightful interior, while the exterior of the building features a decorative roofline and a beautifully designed façade. Can you solve the smuggling mystery? Includes 6 minifigures with assorted accessories: Detective Ace Brickman, Al the barber, dart player, pool player, police woman and a mysterious lady in red.

Ages 16+. 2,262 pieces.
US $159.99 – CA $199.99 – DE 149.99€ – UK £132.99 – DK 1399.00 DKK
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.

Available for sale directly through LEGO® beginning
January 2015 via shop.LEGO.com and LEGO® Stores”

Lego Creator Detectives Office Modular Building Box

Check out the Lego Design Video for more details:

http://youtu.be/UoQMpqjdPTQ

The International Hotel, A Cool Lego Modular Building

lgorlando's Lego International Hotel 01

It seems like every major city has an International Hotel. And, it is about time your Lego city got one too. An International Hotel would fit perfectly in the Lego Modular Building theme. The stark white trim, gold accents, and light blue color of this hotel gives this hotel a very regal look. This is the place all the rich Lego Minifigures would stay. There is a lot going on with the facade here. In a lot of ways this Lego International Hotel feels like an official Lego set. The little details, like the white round piece in the windows, the clock, and the grey statues all feel like something Lego would do. Which is a compliment. This is a really cool modular style building.

lgorlando's Lego International Hotel 02

Check out this Lego International Hotel, created by lgorlando, over on Brickshelf: http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=438213

New Details. The Detective’s Office, a Lego Creator Modular Building (10246)

Lego Creator Detective's Office 10246 Modular Building

The new Detective’s Office Modular Building (10246) is getting ready for release, and the back of the box has been leaked. The front of the box and the first details were leaked just a few days ago. This Modular is looking good. The Detective’s Office will be two-stories, and the Barber Shop will be three-stories. The little details look great, there is an emergency escape from the Office, some wanted posters, a safe full of money, mirrors in the Barber Shop, a pool room, an old style toilet, and a full apartment above the shop. It looks like your Minifigures can get into a lot of adventures here.

The Lego Creator Detective’s Office (10246) will contain 2,262 pieces and be available around January of 2015. Some more information is here: http://everydaybricks.com/detectives-office-new-lego-modular-building-10246-revealed/

This leaked image came from Brickset: http://brickset.com/article/13043/10246-detective-s-office

Lego Friends Corner, A Downtown Bakery and Pastry Shop

Hartinih Liauw's Lego Friends Corner

What happens when you combine the Lego Friends Downtown Bakery (41006) with the famous Lego Cafe Corner (10182)? You get a Lego Friends Corner. The ground floor hosts an extremely popular bakery and pastry shop. Up to the second floor is a hip pet hair salon, where all the super cute dogs and cats go to get groomed. Then on to the rooftop is an outdoor area and garden for your pets. Which includes a tiny birdhouse, a dog bath, water fountain, and a peaceful garden. This modular style building also includes bicycle parking and a large outdoor patio.

Hartinih Liauw's Lego Friends Corner Rooftop Garden

The Corner proves to be so popular that a few special guests are visiting, and enjoying their bakery treats. Including Iron Man!

Hartinih Liauw's Lego Friends Corner Rooftop Bakery

This Lego Friends themed MOC is the creation of Hartinih Liauw: https://www.flickr.com/photos/111390391@N02/11363121275/

You can also check out more Friends themed stuff here. Including Castles, Hotels, Modular Buildings, Robots, and more: http://everydaybricks.com/tag/friends/

The Detective’s Office, a NEW Lego Modular Building (10246) Revealed

Lego Modular Detective's Office 10246

The first image for the upcoming Lego Modular Detective’s Office (10246) has just leaked. Lego has been able to keep these new Modular Building releases secret for much longer then their normal releases. The new Detective’s Office will be released around January of 2015, which is only 2 months away. The Detective’s Office (Detective’s Agency) is a new direction for the Lego Modular Buildings. This new release will add a more seedy or bad section to town. It is a huge change in tone that the Modular theme needed. This set features the duel building design that was popular in the Pet Shop (10218). A Detective’s Office and Barber Shop. And, as usual a lot of interesting parts are being used. A whole ton of the new Lego brick-pattern pieces are used to build the Detective’s Office. A few Unikitty tails used for the roof detailing. There is even the new ball joints being used as column decorations. Everything needed to create your favorite film noir scenes are here. Including a woman in a red dress!

The Lego Creator Detective’s Office (10246) will contain 2,262 pieces and be available around January of 2015.

Found over on LowLUG: http://www.lowlug.nl/forum/

Lego Parisian Restaurant Modular Building (10243) Reviewed by Huw

Huw's Parisian Restaurant 10243 Review

Lego has been steadily releasing new Modular Buildings for the past few years. The recent, Palace Cinema (10232), and Town Hall (10224) have proven extremely popular. The newest set is the Parisian Restaurant (10243) which should be hitting shelves in the near future. Huw, from Brickset, has recently posted an early photo review of this highly anticipated set. The Parisian Restaurant comes with the now standard 3 step instructions. Which, should take anywhere from 5-9 hours to complete.

Huw's Parisian Restaurant 10243 Review Scooter

There are a whole lot of new and rare pieces included this time around. The most recognizable is the new Lego Scooter. This little red Vespa influenced scooter is extremely cute, and fits in perfectly with the Parisian Restaurant. Also included are a whole lot bricks in the new Olive Green Lego color. Since the whole building is based on this rare color, the Parisian Restaurant is probably the best source for these parts.

Huw's Parisian Restaurant 10243 Review Minifigures

Featuring five Minifigures, a chef, waiter, two restaurant patrons, and the female scooter pilot. As usual, these included Minifigs all feature the classic smiling Lego head. I like to think of the blonde man as a Lego Owen Wilson.

Huw's Parisian Restaurant 10243 Review Top View

Huw notes that the increased detail means that the Restaurant takes longer to build. All three floors are furnished, with the bottom floor featuring an impressive amount of details. From the fully tiled flooring, to the full kitchen, everything here looks great.

Huw's Parisian Restaurant 10243 Review Front

The Lego Parisian Restaurant is an excellent new entry in the Modular Building theme. The previous two seemed to be missing a certain spark for some fans, but this set has reignited their enthusiasum. The other good news is that there are no stickers this time around. Everything here is given the premium treatment from Lego.

“Modular buildings have come a long way since Cafe Corner, which was just an empty shell, haven’t they…”

Huw's Parisian Restaurant 10243 Review Back

Make sure to go read Huw’s full review, with many more photos and details over on Brickset:

Part 1: http://www.brickset.com/news/article/?ID=8134
Part 2: http://www.brickset.com/news/article/?ID=8147

More details (including video!) of the Parisian Restaurant can be found on LegoGenre here: http://everydaybricks.com/lego-creator-parisian-restaurant-10243-modular-building-revealed/