|Above and below: 2010 photos at the grand opening of the Manhattan|
Lego Store. In celebration, Lego Master Builders created a 16-foot-tall
Big Apple that was display only for the opening.
|Store interior with the largest pick-a-brick Lego wall.|
(all photos: TheHopefulTraveler)
Though the selection of merchandise is no different than that of other Lego stores, this branch is unique for the sculptures inspired by Rockefeller Center. Below are photos of these Lego sculptures and their original inspirations.
Visit lego.com for more information. The Lego Store at Rockefeller Center is open Mon-Sat 10am-8pm; Sun 11am-7pm.
Above and below: The gilded bronze statue of Prometheus, installed in
1934, serves as the centerpiece of Rockefeller Center’s sunken plaza.
|Above & below: The bronze Atlas statue,
unveiled in 1937, sits|
along Fifth Avenue across the street from St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
|Above & below: Overview of the central Rockefeller Center plaza in Lego|