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Post  Shuppiluliumas on Wed Feb 02, 2011 1:24 am

I haven't posted pictures on flickr or anything yet because it's not done, but here's my new building made using the last LUGBulk and a Tower Bridge set.



It's inspired by this building at 13th and Walnut in Philadelphia.

Hopefully I will be able to bring this to the meeting this week for feedback.


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Re: Cafe Corner 13th and Walnut Building

Post  PennLUG on Wed Feb 02, 2011 6:51 am

That looks awsome. I like that we are building more buildings based after or copies of real buildings.
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Re: Cafe Corner 13th and Walnut Building

Post  rgb on Wed Feb 02, 2011 8:59 am

Cool. We can definitely use more corner-buildings on the layout.
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Post  Guest on Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:43 pm

Very nice. How did you make the angled windows going up the sides of the building?

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Post  Guest on Thu Feb 03, 2011 2:52 pm

Wow, this is just incredible! the angle on the windows is very well done, and the tan and dark red really accent each-other nicely. Good work mate!

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Re: Cafe Corner 13th and Walnut Building

Post  Cale on Thu Feb 03, 2011 6:09 pm

I have to agree with every one else. Awesome work so far. This will be a welcome addition to our layout when finished.

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Post  rgb on Thu Feb 10, 2011 1:35 pm

What color are the plates you used: dark red or reddish brown?
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Post  Shuppiluliumas on Thu Feb 10, 2011 3:02 pm

Thanks everyone. Obviously I need a couple more 1x2x3 windows in black, and I was originally thinking of making all the upper storey windows tan, but the white has actually started to grow on me. Thoughts?

rgb wrote:What color are the plates you used: dark red or reddish brown?

Dark red. They're a mixture of older dark red, when the color control was really bad and the new, darker, flatter dark red. I have a pretty good sized supply of 1x2 plates in that color.

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