Monday, March 08, 2010

New York Just Got a Little Less Scruffy

Artist Jan Vormann recently visited New York and decided to fix up the place. He and his crew of random kids and passersby filled the city's cracks, crevasses, and assorted holes with Legos. (See more pics here.

Thanks, Jan. You're welcome back any time.


Anonymous Meredith said...

Awesome. Kids who play with Legos are smarter when they're older than those who don't. And kids who play with Legos when they're older are awesome.

12:37 PM  
Blogger Thumb Biter said...

I'd heard about this guy before and was so jealous but now he's finally come to the greatest city on earth. heh.
Do you know what buildings he's hit?

1:40 PM  
Blogger Kiki Strike said...

I believe that bottom picture is the NYPL at 42nd St., right?

1:51 PM  
Blogger The Golden Eagle said...

I wonder what would happen if I did that to the post office in my town . . .

3:16 PM  
Anonymous Kira said...

Oh my gosh i wish i lived in nyc so i could go there and see that. But alas, i live in a small, crappy town (that will not be mentioned here) that doesn't have awesome artists that repair old post offices. sniffle sniffle

4:27 PM  
Blogger Kitty said...


4:35 PM  
Blogger MushroomCloud said...

That's great!

5:59 PM  
Anonymous Adri A.Na said...

thats awsome but will it hold

8:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i've said it time and time again. legos are amazing and they will save the world. this has proved my point.
Reel Dancer

8:55 PM  
Blogger MorethanMe said...


9:20 PM  
Blogger Halley said...

I wish i lived in NY!! *Sigh*

11:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OK i have an extremely important question. I"m pretty sure I'm reading a book that is straight plagiarism. What do i do?!
Reel Dancer
P.S. I might be wrong, but the books are East by Edith Pattou and the one that's a copy cat Ice by Sarah Beth Durst if any of you want to check there you go.

11:38 PM  
Anonymous 42 said...


Maybe she could come here? (And fix the drivers, while she's at it.)

4:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

BRILLIANT! I love streetart! This is one of the best I've ever seen :D

10:52 AM  

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