Philly Historic Homes Get the Gingerbread Treatment at Shops at Liberty Place

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For the fourth year in a row, the Fairmount Park Holiday Gingerbread House Display[1] is ringing in the holiday season with gingerbread abodes. Local chefs have handcrafted 11 beautiful gingerbread mansions representing historic locations from all over the area. James Rodebaugh of Brûlée Catering[2], Chef Peter Scarola of R2L[3], and Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality [4]all contributed works. The display is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday noon-6 p.m., until November 21st at the Shops at Liberty Place[5].

The display (shown in the slideshow above) is a preview of the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park Holiday Tours[6]. Visit six mansions from the 18th and 19th centuries all decked out for the holidays in grand style starting Wednesday, December 3rd. Admission to each house is $5 per person. Guided trolley tours and group tours are also available. For more information, click here[7].

  1. Fairmount Park Holiday Gingerbread House Display:
  2. Brûlée Catering:
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  4. Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality :
  5. Shops at Liberty Place:
  6. Historic Houses of Fairmount Park Holiday Tours:
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