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This Is What Boston Landmarks Would Look Like As Gingerbread Houses

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“Winter at the Old State House”
by Levi + Wong Design Associates. (Courtesy)

“Winter at the Old State House”
by Levi + Wong Design Associates. (Courtesy)

What would Boston landmarks look like as gingerbread houses?

The answer is provided by cookie versions of the State House, Longfellow Bridge, the Greenway carousel, the Old North Church, the Old State House and a runway at Logan Airport in the third annual exhibit of gingerbread houses at the Boston Society of Architects’ gallery, BSA Space in Boston, through Dec. 22. Oh, there’s also a gingerbread Hobbit house and scene from the 2003 film “Elf.”

Ten local architecture firms created the structures, which are up for online auction through the end of the show to raise money for Community Design Resource Center of Boston, which provides “pro bono technical assistance to community groups, nonprofits, and municipalities in projects that involve and benefit underserved communities throughout metropolitan Boston,” the nonprofit says.

Greg Cook is co-founder of WBUR’s ARTery. Be his friend on Twitter @AestheticResear and on the Facebook.

“Holiday Cheer State House”
by Connor Architecture. (Courtesy)

“Holiday Cheer State House”
by Connor Architecture. (Courtesy)

“Holiday Cheer State House”
by Connor Architecture. (Courtesy)

“Holiday Cheer State House”
by Connor Architecture. (Courtesy)

“Two if By Sea”
(Old North Church) by Finegold Alexander Associates. (Courtesy)

“Two if By Sea”
(Old North Church) by Finegold Alexander Associates. (Courtesy)

“Longfellow Bridge”
by STV Incorporated. (Courtesy)

“Longfellow Bridge”
by STV Incorporated. (Courtesy)

“Longfellow Bridge”
by STV Incorporated. (Courtesy)

“Longfellow Bridge”
by STV Incorporated. (Courtesy)

"Greenway Carousel, Fit for All"
by Royal Icing Headache
(Molly Flueckiger, Disability Advocate
+ Katherine Blakeslee, Institute for Human Centered Design). (Courtesy)

“Greenway Carousel, Fit for All”
by Royal Icing Headache
(Molly Flueckiger, Disability Advocate
+ Katherine Blakeslee, Institute for Human Centered Design). (Courtesy)

"Greenway Carousel, Fit for All"
by Royal Icing Headache
(Molly Flueckiger, Disability Advocate
+ Katherine Blakeslee, Institute for Human Centered Design). (Courtesy)

“Greenway Carousel, Fit for All”
by Royal Icing Headache
(Molly Flueckiger, Disability Advocate
+ Katherine Blakeslee, Institute for Human Centered Design). (Courtesy)

“Lexington Solar House”
by Paul Lukez Architecture. (Courtesy)

“Lexington Solar House”
by Paul Lukez Architecture. (Courtesy)

“Winter at the Old State House”
by Levi + Wong Design Associates. (Courtesy)

“Winter at the Old State House”
by Levi + Wong Design Associates. (Courtesy)

Candy plane landing at Logan Airport in “Welcome to East Boston”
by Jones Payne Group. (Courtesy)

Candy plane landing at Logan Airport in “Welcome to East Boston”
by Jones Payne Group. (Courtesy)

Candy plane landing at Logan Airport in “Welcome to East Boston”
by Jones Payne Group. (Courtesy)

Candy plane landing at Logan Airport in “Welcome to East Boston”
by Jones Payne Group. (Courtesy)

“The Hobbit House”
 by Dore and Whittier. (Courtesy)

“The Hobbit House”
 by Dore and Whittier. (Courtesy)

“Bye Buddy, hope you find your dad” (a scene from the 2003 film “Elf”) by designLAB architects. (Courtesy)

“Bye Buddy, hope you find your dad” (a scene from the 2003 film “Elf”) by designLAB architects. (Courtesy)

“Bye Buddy, hope you find your dad” (a scene from the 2003 film “Elf”) by designLAB architects. (Courtesy)

“Bye Buddy, hope you find your dad” (a scene from the 2003 film “Elf”) by designLAB architects. (Courtesy)

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