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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Fredosaurus Rex: Mr. Rogers Dinosaur

A smiling T-rex clad in an iconic Fred Rogers cardigan. Moved June 2013 from Fifth Ave. to 21st St. location, unveiled May 2014. Fredosaurus Rex Friday XIII was designed by Karen Howell.

2100 Wharton St., Pittsburgh, PA
Northeast corner of S. 21st St. and Fox Way. One block south of Wharton St.
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Mr. Rogers T-Rex.

Fredosaurus Rex: Mr. Rogers Dinosaur

Such a random piece of art! Loved it!

[Tara, 05/29/2023]

Mr. Rogers dino.

Fredosaurus Rex: Mr. Rogers Dinosaur

The statue is actually on 21st St. now, not Wharton! Local lore is that people kept trying to steal it, so now it's in an area with video surveillance.

[Lynn, 07/21/2015]
Mr. Rogersaurus

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.

Mr. Rogers T-Rex.

Fredosaurus Rex - Mr. Rogers Dinosaur

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.

Fredosaurus Finds a Home in Pittsburgh

An eight-foot-tall statue of a T. rex dressed as Mr....

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