Lego Architecture has given us scores of landmarks in brick form over the years, but it looks like they’re ready to take the next step in 2016. They’re wasting no time, either — as of January 1, you’ll be able to get entire skylines in Lego form, starting with New York City, Venice, and Berlin.
A lot of the individual buildings in these skyline sets, like the Flatiron Building, have already gotten the Lego Architecture treatment, so I guess there’s technically nothing stopping you from making your own skyline. Lego has the presentation down pat, though — these skyline sets line up the cities’ most famous landmarks on nice display bases with nameplates, resulting in something that’s destined to be displayed proudly on bookcases everywhere.
The New York City set will feature the Flatiron Building, the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, and the Statue of Liberty, while the Berlin set will include the Reichstag, Victory Column, Deutsche Bahn Tower, Berlin TV Tower and the Brandenburg Gate, along with a few graffiti-covered pieces of the Berlin Wall. Venice includes Rialto Bridge, St. Mark’s Basilica, St. Mark’s Campanile, St. Theodore and the Winged Lion of St. Mark, and the Bridge of Sighs, along with blue tiles on the baseplate for the canals. Like with all Lego Architecture sets, each one will come with plenty of information about the architecture and architects behind each of these buildings and, in this case, the cities themselves.
We’re not sure about pricing yet, but you can look for all three sets online as of January 1 and expect plenty more cities in the near future.