For the past few weeks, there has been quite a buzz within fan forums and the LEGO community in general about the next Creator set that will arrive in town. The excitement focuses on what LEGO has in store in celebration of its 10th year of modular building. The modular theme, which caters mostly to more advanced LEGO builders, has saw the launch of several impressive building sets in the likes of the Palace Cinema (10232), Parisian Restaurant (10243), Detective’s Office (10246 ) and the Brick Bank (10251) among others. This time, another equally grand set is set to debut as part of LEGO’s 10th anniversary modular building series that puts together all the best features of the previous sets.
Here’s TLG’s official press release of the LEGO Creator Assembly Square (10255), including a closer look at the set’s fun play features, prominent on each of the three floors of the modular set.
10255 Assembly Square
Ages 16+. 4,002 pieces.
US $279.99 – CA $329.99 – DE 239.99€ – UK £169.99 – DK 2099.00 DKK
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.
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 café, 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 café 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 café furniture and two streetlamps. The highly detailed interior includes a bakery, florist’s shop, café, 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 café 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 2×3 tile with the 10182 Café 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.
LEGO Designer Jamie Berard has taken great lengths to incorporate some of the best features from previous modular sets and wove them all together in the Assembly Square. Take a look at some of the pretty neat references that this LEGO Creator set has on the following modular buildings.
10182 Café Corner
- Café on corner of plaza w/coffee mug sign
- Yellow and white striped awnings
- Micro version of CC on apartment shelf
- Printed tile to represent CC Box
- Corner door built using turntables
- Cherries in trash
- Green Baseplates
10190 Market Street
- Micro version of MS on apartment shelf
- Bakery is linked to croissant sign from MS
10185 Green Grocer
- Micro version of GG on apartment shelf
- Rooftop BBQ
- Sand Green color of mid-building
- Updated baby pram (now including baby!)
10197 Fire Brigade
- Rooftop door access
- Kitchen in apartment
10211 Grand Emporium
- Detailing around roof above Dance Studio
- Wedding cake to go with wedding outfits in GE Window
10218 Pet Shop
- Parrot in flower shop & Chihuahua
- Sand Blue color of Music/Dance Studios
- Windows for Music/Dance Studios shared with PS
10224 Town Hall
- Tower roof style shared with TH
- Wedding cake for married couple in TH
- Flower shop for married couple in TH
10232 Palace Cinema
- Center of pattern in front of Cafe shared with PC
- Vertical line wall texture from PC is used for interior of Music/Dance studios
10243 Parisian Restaurant
- Black roof of middle building in similar style to PR
- White Croissants in Bakery
- Fold out sofa similar to fold down bed
- Greenery on pergola between café and flower shop
10264 Detective’s Office
- Candy/cookie source is Pastry Shop
- Nougat color of Dentist office
10251 Brick Bank
- Portrait of Bank Manager in photo studio
- Trans-Green and clear glass in Flower Shop
UPDATE: Here’s Jamie once again with a cool designer video of the LEGO Creator Assembly Square (10255).