Cleveland – September 2017 – Lego Convention

The new downtown Cleveland Convention Center was the site of a Lego fan convention called BrickUniverse. This show featured a number of Lego artists, as well as vendors with a large collection of specialty pieces.

As we entered the hall we were greeted by Jonathan Lopes, who had a number of very large pieces. Jonathan, a San Diego resident who used to live in Brooklyn, which was featured extensively in his grouping.

 

2017 09 30 5 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

 

2017 09 30 12 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

 

2017 09 30 15 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

 

Nearby was Lia Chan who specialized in Air & Space.

2017 09 30 50 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

 

2017 09 30 125 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

 

There were a number of ‘paintings’ made of Lego throughout the exhibit. The detail was amazing.

2017 09 30 51 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

A 12′ long model of the USS Missouri had thousands of small sailors, as well as the table and dignitaries that signed the surrender terms ending World War II.

2017 09 30 84 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

 

Displayed nearby was a large collection of famed military leaders.

2017 09 30 87 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

Eventually I pulled out the zoom to get close ups.

2017 09 30 97 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

The tallest building in Cleveland is the nearly 1000′ high Key Tower. For this show King Kong was on top.

2017 09 30 103 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

 

The Eiffel Tower.

2017 09 30 117 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

 

Another of Lia’s pieces up close showing the details.

2017 09 30 123 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

 

The Moulin Rouge complete with Can Can Dancers.

2017 09 30 135 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

 

2017 09 30 129 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

 

Finally a close up of Jonathan’s Woolworth Building, showing the amazing detail on the cornices.

2017 09 30 137 Cleveland Lego Convention.JPG

 

 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s