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LEGO® Architecture Flatiron Building Set Now Available! + Giveaway

Just seven months after opening its flagship store across the street from the Flatiron Building, The LEGO Group has released a miniature version of their new neighbor. The LEGO® model of the Flatiron Building stands six inches tall and replicates the graceful curves and Beaux-Arts façade of the iconic skyscraper. 

First announced last October, the kit can now be purchased in store at 200 Fifth Avenue or online. At 471 pieces, the set presents a fun challenge to builders of all ages, and is accompanied by a booklet that contains notes about the history of the building, originally constructed in 1902. It is the latest addition to the LEGO® Architecture series, which includes other New York City landmarks such as the Empire State Building and the Rockefeller Center.

The LEGO Group has graciously given the Flatiron /23rd Street Partnership sets of the Flatiron Building for a contest. Here’s how to enter: 

  1. Follow us on twitter @FlatironNY
  2. Besides the Flatiron Building, what NYC building or landmark would you most like to see in LEGO brick form? Be sure to include @FlatironNY in your tweet

Entries must be received by Friday, May 15, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. One entry per Twitter handle. Open to US residents only.

Image: The LEGO Architecture Flatiron Building set, available May 1, is pictured in front of New York's iconic Flatiron Building on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. (Jason DeCrow/AP Images for LEGO Systems)

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