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Function Follows Cookie? Or The Other Way Around?

By Laura Oppenheimer in Food on Dec 24, 2007 6:17PM

We've got a huge crush on My Blank Page after being alerted (via) that she had created a gingerbread version of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater. Behold!


You can see the development of her project here, here and here (notice the lovely colored windows). And while Fallingwater isn't in Chicago (or even in Illinois), we hope this serves as an inspiration for someone to make a cookie version of the Robie House.

Of course, any discussion of gingerbread version of architectural gems would be incomplete without a mention of former Chicagoist Shannon Saar's masterful version of Sullivan's First Baptist Church. We are also extremely partial to this take on midcentury modern architecture. Don't forget Wendy MC's Kimball Brown Line Stop, made edible. Finally, we're partial to the more humble, layman's attempts to make gingerbread masterpieces, we can appreciate a true master of the art of gingerbread house making's work. So here you have the Chicago skyline, as seen at the Park Grille.

What architectural gems would you like to see rendered in flour, sugar and spice?

Image via My Blank Page.