The TV personality is believed to have lived there in the late 1950s and 1960s.
April 14, 2021, 11:06 p.m.
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Fans of the late Mister Rogers have a unique opportunity to live in the house where the beloved television personality once lived.
The Pittsburgh home, once owned by Fred and Joanne Rogers, went on sale for $ 850,000, Next Pittsburgh reported.
The couple is believed to have lived in the small brick house on Northumberland Street between the late 1950s and 1960s. Around this time Rogers was working as a composer, puppeteer, and organist for WQED’s “The Children’s Corner,” and attended Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
Beloved TV personality Mister Rogers home is for sale.
The 3,693-square-foot home was built in 1921 and has five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and two fireplaces that could be considered a home.
Allison Shin, who sells the house, said the neighbors would tell her stories about how the late Mister Rogers would put on puppet shows for the neighborhood kids.
“It’s always been his passion,” said real estate agent Linda Corcoran. “He wasn’t any different on set than he was on set.”
Although there isn’t a lot of records to show that the house once belonged to Fred and Joanne Rogers, the listing agency Coldwell Banker received a newspaper clipping from 1961 listing them as the owners of the residence.
Fred Rogers died in 2003 and his wife died in January of that year.