Big Apple Diner

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Inspired by the train-car type stainless steel diners of the New York metropolitan area, this model was designed with a combination of Streamline Moderne (late Art Deco) styles prevalent in the three decades following the Wall Street Crash.

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  1. notenoughbricks 33 months ago | reply

    Wow! Is this coming to Brick Fair?

  2. Ɲ. 33 months ago | reply

    Yes sir, it will be there. That's why I'm thinking we may be able to group our town builds together with the logo letters (and I've informed the theme leaders).

    Thanks to you two as well, I'm glad you appreciate it.

  3. BrickUpdate 33 months ago | reply

    This is really incredible - nice work!

  4. 1wave 33 months ago | reply

    Great work, not only form the outside but it has a nice interior as well!

  5. notenoughbricks 33 months ago | reply

    I am looking forward to meeting both you and your MOC at BF!

  6. Ɲ. 33 months ago | reply

    Likewise on both accounts, Brian.
    1wave and BrickUpdate, thank you for your kind words.

  7. -R8- 33 months ago | reply

    It was really great meeting you at BrickFair (David, at the closing ceremonies)! It's always great knowing that there are many fellow LEGO enthusiasts within driving distance.

    A bit late, but congratulations on getting blogged on TBB! This is a truly fantastic model.

  8. Ɲ. 33 months ago | reply

    Thanks, David. I was glad to find you there (even for such a short amount time as it was this year). I guess it's easier than I thought to find my flickr account, but lateness is irrelevant; the flickr comment box does not close. ;-)

  9. -R8- 33 months ago | reply

    Yeah, I looked up the MOCs that you registered for BrickFair, and then instantly realized that the diner was blogged - so I just looked for the Bros-Brick post and found your account through it.
    Hopefully we can meet up sometime again soon at another LEGO event or something!

  10. Ɲ. 33 months ago | reply

    Yes, I agree.

  11. ahormozi 33 months ago | reply

    Completely fantastic! I love it!

  12. patrick_bosman 29 months ago | reply

    Good work, I love the 50s look. The entrance is nicely detailled, love the rounded window

  13. Grant W. 28 months ago | reply

    Lovely work! I love the curved corner. I have a quick question. I am not familiar with the 1x1 tiles with letters on them thought I have seen a lot of people use them. Are the letters actually printed on the brick or are those decals?

  14. Ɲ. 28 months ago | reply

    Thanks for the comments these past few months, folks. Forgive me for not responding sooner. The tiles are printed and available only by these two products, as far as I know:

    www.bricklink.com/catalogItem.asp?S=4677-1
    www.bricklink.com/catalogItem.asp?G=851627

  15. Henrik Hoexbroe 23 months ago | reply

    Wow... This is a really beautiful MOC. So many cared-for details in a single MOC. The design of the "The Big Apple" sign is GOOGIE-style. (What brought me to this MOC. Your MOC has given me a lot of inspiration, so I hope not to copy too many of your ideas and techniques for my own soon-to-come diner... ;-)

  16. Jotabeeeeeee 19 months ago | reply

    Brilliant!!! Diners are Tip Top!
    I'm a 50s lover since I was a kid!

  17. The HUGEST noob 14 months ago | reply

    Bally Jerry pranged his kite right in the how's your father. Hairy blighter, dicky-birdied, feathered back on his Sammy, took a waspy, flipped over on his Betty Harper's and caught his can in the Bertie!

  18. The HUGEST noob 14 months ago | reply

    Oh, how I love RAF banter

  19. Ɲ. 3 months ago | reply

    May those who commented be aware that this project is now on CUUSOO as can be seen here.
    and although I responded to your other comment on the interior photo, I'll like to acknowledge your kind compliments once again on this page, Henrik and Jotabee too. Thanks!

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