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Mister Rogers’ Pittsburgh house is on sale for $850,000

Not solely are you able to be Mister Rogers’ neighbor, you may really reside in his former house in Pittsburgh.

The Northumberland Road dwelling was listed for sale final week, asking $850,000.

Fred Rogers and his spouse, Joanne, lived within the 3,700-square-foot century-old brick dwelling within the late 1950s and early 1960s, based on a 1961 alumni publication from Rogers’ undergraduate alma mater, Rollins Faculty.  

Rogers attended Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and labored as a composer, organist and puppeteer on “The Kids’s Nook” at WQED through the time he lived there, based on native publication Subsequent Pittsburgh, which first reported the itemizing. 

The Put up was unable to find out the precise dates of Rogers’ residency, as a result of on-line actual property data obtainable on-line don’t date again previous 1986.

The healthful dwelling has a big concrete porch with French doorways, and within the yard, a basketball hoop hovers over a driveway resulting in a two-car storage, Realtor.com itemizing pictures present. 

The entrance entrance is coated and has a tiled flooring resulting in the door, which opens right into a front room with wall-panel molding and a fire. The adjoining eating room opens into a protracted alcove used as a library, based on the itemizing.

The kitchen has wooden cupboards, stone counter tops, uncovered ceiling beams and a tile backsplash over the fuel range.

An island gives additional counter house, and the kitchen counter wraps round right into a mudroom to create a small workplace house.

The bedrooms on the second and third flooring are accompanied by a gymnasium on the third flooring.

The kitchen has wood cabinets, stone countertops, exposed ceiling beams and a tile backsplash over the gas stove.
The kitchen has wooden cupboards, stone counter tops, uncovered ceiling beams and a tile backsplash over the fuel range.
Realtor.com, Melissa Carter at Eleven Pictures

Rogers bought his better-known, 9,000-square-foot dwelling on Beechwood Boulevard later in his profession after the “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” star returned from a stint in Canadian tv, based on Subsequent Pittsburgh. 

Rogers died in 2003 and was immortalized for one other technology in Tom Hanks’ 2019 film “A Lovely Day within the Neighborhood.” His widow Joanne died in January 2021.

Itemizing dealer Linda Corcoran of Coldwell Banker in Squirrel Hill couldn’t be reached for remark.

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