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We Have an Overall Winner!!! Great Preservation Holiday Bake-off

UPDATE: OVERALL WINNER

December 16, 2020

Thank you to all who participated!

We appreciate everyone who helped us celebrate the Great Preservation Holiday Bake-off by cooking up and decorating their favorite New York landmarks.

Overall Winner: A 3-foot-tall replica of the landmark U.S. Customs House in Lower Manhattan.

The overall winner, Bill Schutz of Creative Cakes made a 3-foot-tall replica of the landmark U.S. Customs House in Lower Manhattan, was submitted by Friends of the Upper East Side.

Thanks also to the panel of experts who made the final decision: baker Fany Gerson; Eric Haugen, chef at the Lambs Club; and architects Liz Diller and Pamela Jerome.

We hope you have a wonderful holiday season and keep baking!

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Conservancy staff choose our winner…

December 11, 2020

The winner, Brooklyn Ginger Bridge created by Gillian Weeks of The Baking Branch, who had help from her daughter Greta, with Adam Richards, and Lindsey Bristol. More photos from the winner here.

Brooklyn Ginger Bridge created by Gillian Weeks of The Baking Branch
Brooklyn Ginger Bridge created by Gillian Weeks of The Baking Branch

We will now team up with other New York preservation groups to crown the best building baker. Winners from preservation non-profits across the City and State will go head-to-head.  This panel of experts will make the final decision: baker Fany Gerson; Eric Haugen, chef at the Lambs Club; and architects Liz Diller and Pamela Jerome. The ultimate prize is having fun, and sharing your love of New York’s amazing buildings.

We will announce the overall winner on December 16.

Our other entries are listed below.

Iain McCaig – Chrysler Building, Manhattan
Terri Daly – Mount Vernon Hotel Museum, Manhattan
Maria T Card – Hearst Tower, Manhattan

 

Colleen Heemeyer – Wyckoff House, Brooklyn

The Great Preservation Bake-off Photo Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or any other social media used throughout the contest.

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