2009-11-12 / Local & State

Mister Rogers Neighborhood Set Rebuilt As Tribute

By Ramit Plushnick-Masti ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER

PITTSBURGH (AP) – For just this weekend, a Pittsburgh neighborhood that’s lain dormant in boxes and under plastic coverings for nearly a decade is coming back to life.

Everyone important will be there in Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood of Make-Believe: Daniel Striped Tiger, X the Owl, Henrietta Pussycat – even Mr. McFeely.

The set is being rebuilt and opened to the public Saturday and Sunday, giving generations of Americans who grew up with Fred Rogers – as well as their children who watch his reruns – a look at one of TV’s most famous neighborhoods.

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