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].

Endnotes:
  1. Fairmount Park Holiday Gingerbread House Display: http://parkcharms.com/
  2. Brûlée Catering: http://www.brulee-catering.com/
  3. R2L: http://r2lrestaurant.com/
  4. Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality : http://drexel.edu/hsm/
  5. Shops at Liberty Place: http://www.shopsatliberty.com/
  6. Historic Houses of Fairmount Park Holiday Tours: http://parkcharms.com/
  7. here: http://parkcharms.com/

Source URL: https://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2014/11/13/delicious-looking-gingerbread-masterpieces-display-liberty-place/