Written by David Tamez on Wednesday October 28, 2009
"Brick by Brick"..
After months of painstaking work, brick artist (Lego, that is) Kurt Zimmerle is back home in Michigan working on his Halloween haunted houses. What he’s left behind is a masterpiece that will benefit Oklahoma City’s poverty stricken children for years to come.
Zimmerle constructed about 50 Oklahoma City buildings like the state capital, the Skirvin Plaza, Bricktown and the as yet unbuilt (in real life) new Devon tower. (It stands 9 feet tall) out of Lego bricks. Anyone who saw his work in progress would ask, “How many bricks did you use?” Kurt hasn’t done an exact count because he says he does not have time, but he estimates he has used around 1,000,000 bricks to construct OK Cityscapes.
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