LEGO Architecture was introduced in 2008 and contains sets based on real structures designed by Chicago architect Adam Reed Tucker. Architecture sets focus on incredible man-made sights and structures in microscale models. Released in 2008, the debut sets were of two Chicagoan classics: Willis Tower, and John Hancock Center, with New York City's Empire State Building and Seattle’s Space Needle following suite. From an investor's standpoint, the LEGO Architecture has experience incredible growth throughout the years. Here you can find the top 20 most valuable Architecture sets but the growth they have experienced.
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Skylines
Year 2018
Pieces 487
Availability Retired
With a release date slatted for January 31, 2018, this version of the LEGO Architecture Skylines Las Vegas was never officially released and recalled by LEGO prior to any wide spread release.
21038 LEGO Architecture Skylines Las Vegas
Retail $39.99
Value $1,801.42
Growth 4404.7%
Annual growth 36.3%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Brickstructures
Year 2008
Pieces 68
Availability Retired
The 1st Edition Sears Tower set was a very limited edition run from Brickstructures of only 1,250 sets. It was designed by Adam Reed Tucker.
19710 LEGO Architecture Brickstructures Sears Tower
Retail $29.99
Value $1,139.75
Growth 3700.4%
Annual growth 16.2%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Brickstructures
Year 2008
Pieces 69
Availability Retired
The John Hancock Center Architecture set was a very limited edition run from Brickstructures of only 1,250 sets. It was designed by Adam Reed Tucker.
19720 LEGO Architecture Brickstructures John Hancock Center
Retail $29.99
Value $970.93
Growth 3137.5%
Annual growth 17.9%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Landmark Series
Year 2013
Pieces 602
Availability Retired
The Marina Bay Sands LEGO Architecture set 21021-1 was a limited edition model that contained 602 pieces released in 2013. Only 10,000 units of the Marina Bay Sands set were made and were available in Asia markets, specifically in Singapore.
21021 LEGO Architecture Marina Bay Sands
Retail $74.99
Value $1,101.67
Growth 1369.1%
Annual growth 16.3%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Landmark Series
Year 2008
Pieces 69
Availability Retired
It was designed by Chicago architect Adam Reed Tucker.
21001 LEGO Architecture John Hancock Center
Retail $19.99
Value $260.00
Growth 1200.7%
Annual growth 11.2%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Landmark Series
Year 2012
Pieces 325
Availability Retired
The LEGO 21016 Sungnyemun was officially launched at the Danish Pavilion during the EXPO 2012 exhibition held in Yeosu, South Korea. It was later available for purchase from June 1 in LEGO brand retail stores, LEGOLAND Stores.
21016 LEGO Architecture Sungnyemun
Retail $34.99
Value $379.92
Growth 985.8%
Annual growth 14.1%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Landmark Series
Year 2008
Pieces 69
Availability Retired
21000 Sears Tower was a 69 piece Architecture set released in 2008. In the United States the set was released in 2008 as 21000 Sears Tower. However, in the UK, the set was released as 21000 Willis Tower in 2011.
21000 LEGO Architecture Sears Tower
Retail $19.99
Value $184.75
Growth 824.2%
Annual growth 14.1%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Skylines
Year 2016
Pieces 289
Availability Retired
The Berlin Skyline set includes the Reichstag building, Victory Column, Deutsche Bahn Tower, Berlin TV Tower, and Brandenburg Gate.
21027 LEGO Architecture Skylines Berlin
Retail $29.99
Value $255.14
Growth 750.8%
Annual growth 27.4%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Landmark Series
Year 2011
Pieces 69
Availability Retired
This was a re-release of the Sears Tower set from 2008 released in the US. In 2009 The Sears Tower changed its name to the Willis Tower when it was sold to the Willis Group Holdings.
21000-2 LEGO Architecture Willis Tower
Retail $19.99
Value $149.58
Growth 648.3%
Annual growth 15.5%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Skylines
Year 2016
Pieces 212
Availability Retired
The Venice model was the smallest of the series of Architecture / Skylines (Cityscapes) sets, with only 212 bricks and featuring just 4 buildings. It includes a high quality box and booklet like all the models in the Architecture series.
21026 LEGO Architecture Skylines Venice
Retail $29.99
Value $217.89
Growth 626.5%
Annual growth 25.2%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Landmark Series
Year 2009
Pieces 57
Availability Retired
The Seattle Space Needle was completed in Seattle, Washington (USA) in 1962 for the 1962 World's Fair, which was dubbed the "futuristic" fair. It was privately funded, and after many setbacks, it was only completed one day before the opening of the f
21003 LEGO Architecture Seattle Space Needle
Retail $19.99
Value $126.52
Growth 532.9%
Annual growth 18.5%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Skylines
Year 2017
Pieces 444
Availability Retired
The landmarks in this set include Big Red, Willis Tower, Cloud Gate, DuSable Bridge, The Wrigley Building and the John Hancock Center.
21033 LEGO Architecture Skylines Chicago
Retail $39.99
Value $225.32
Growth 463.4%
Annual growth 27.2%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Landmark Series
Year 2011
Pieces 208
Availability Retired
In 2016 the set was re-imagined as 21031-1 Burj Khalifa.
21008 LEGO Architecture Burj Khalifa
Retail $24.99
Value $137.28
Growth 449.3%
Annual growth 12.1%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Landmark Series
Year 2013
Pieces 345
Availability Retired
The Leaning Tower of Pisa was completed in Pisa (Italy) in 1399 and is a part of the Pisa Complex, the bell tower joining the cathedral and baptistery on the same grounds.
21015 LEGO Architecture The Leaning Tower of Pisa
Retail $34.99
Value $187.81
Growth 436.8%
Annual growth 18.0%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Skylines
Year 2017
Pieces 361
Availability Retired
The skyline features the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Tower and Deutsche Bank Place.
21032 LEGO Architecture Skylines Sydney
Retail $29.99
Value $160.00
Growth 433.5%
Annual growth 27.1%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Architect Series
Year 2011
Pieces 546
Availability Retired
The Farnsworth House was completed in Plano, Illinois (USA) in 1951. Designed by famed architect, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the house was built as a one-room weekend retreat along the Fox River. It is sometimes referred to as the "glass house" or "fl
21009 LEGO Architecture Architect Series Farnsworth House
Retail $59.99
Value $299.79
Growth 399.7%
Annual growth 13.8%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Landmark Series
Year 2015
Pieces 274
Availability Retired
The Lincoln Memorial set is the same scale as the Capital set.
21022 LEGO Architecture Lincoln Memorial
Retail $29.99
Value $141.06
Growth 370.4%
Annual growth 15.6%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Architect Series
Year 2009
Pieces 811
Availability Retired
The Fallingwater vacation home was completed in Mill Run, Pennsylvania (USA) in 1939. Designed by famed architect, Frank Loyd Wright, the design graced the cover of Time Magazine in 1938 and has been considered the world's most famous private residen
21005 LEGO Architecture Architect Series Fallingwater
Retail $99.99
Value $454.80
Growth 354.8%
Annual growth 14.3%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Architect Series
Year 2012
Pieces 270
Availability Retired
The Sydney Opera House was completed in Sydney (Australia) in 1973. Designed by famed architect, Jørn Utzon, the Opera House, which houses several performing groups, is visited by over 7 million people each year, making it the most visited spot in Au
21012 LEGO Architecture Architect Series Sydney Opera House
Retail $39.99
Value $172.49
Growth 331.3%
Annual growth 11.5%
Theme / Subtheme Architecture / Landmark Series
Year 2014
Pieces 731
Availability Retired
It was released in the European market in early 2014 and later in the US market in August of 2104.
21020 LEGO Architecture Trevi Fountain
Retail $49.99
Value $200.00
Growth 300.1%
Annual growth 13.0%