Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Fredosaurus Rex: Mr. Rogers Dinosaur (Gone)A smiling T-rex clad in an iconic Fred Rogers cardigan. Moved June 2013 from Fifth Ave. to Wharton St. location, unveiled May 2014. Fredosaurus Rex Friday XIII was designed by Karen Howell.
- 2100 Wharton St., Pittsburgh, PA
- S 21st St and Wharton St.
- June 2013: Statue moved.
Visitor Tips and News About Fredosaurus Rex: Mr. Rogers Dinosaur (Gone)
This is no longer at this location. Not sure if it will be displayed but it was removed this weekend.[Marcela King, 06/12/2013]
Fredosaurus Rex was hauled away in a pickup truck on June 7. For years he stood outside the studios of WQED, but he was banished when the Fred Rogers Co. left the building. The company says it's moving to Pittsburgh's south side, so Fred may reappear there.
It should be placed better so that kids can get to it and it's easier to get a pic that shows the trolley on his back.[Paul, 03/12/2010]
We are grateful to live in a world where our childhood TV celebrities are publicly immortalized as prehistoric carnivores.
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