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Joe's Diner

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Spend a dime at Joe's Diner...

This is the second in my modular series of urban-inspired designs for the modern minifigure.  Joe's Diner is the iconic old-style diner in the modern street, est. 1964, which "Joe" founded and still runs today.  At Joe's place, everyone knows your minifigure's name.

The first floor features the restaurant lobby, dining room, kitchen, back staff entrance, and staircase to the upper level.  History scholars may appreciate the "Veni, Vidi, Vici Caesar Salad", a Joe's famous house special.  Watch old Joe working the pan in the kitchen, cooking up sizzling favorites for his customers.  Enjoy the ambience of the friendly dining room seating area, or bask outside in the sun on the street-front patio.  Two separate staircases take you to the upper floors, one to the third level, and the other to the second.

The second floor contains Joe's own living quarters: an entryway, living room, bedroom, and bathroom.  Little details bring this space to life, including his TV and DVD player, beside clock and lamp, and the tilework in the bathroom.

The third level boasts a hidden treasure: a roof-top patio for more private dining engagements, where one can see both the sunset and the sites of the city. 

I designed this set because I thought I should include a friendly diner in my modular street series; after all, what's a town without a place for people to meet?  This build has many unique and collectible pieces, along with a functional design and an appealing look from the street.  Like all my modulars, all the floors are detachable and ready to be played with inside individually.  I worked really hard on my exterior details, and am most proud of the cedar shake roof and the brick corners of the building.  

Brick count: 2572

Minifigures: Joe, a waiter and two dining guests.

Thank you for the support!!! 

If you are interested in seeing the other modular in my series, please check out the link below:

Marketplace: https://ideas.lego.com/projects/164544