AP: Miniature houseThe Carnegie Science Center's Miniature Railroad & Village debuts a tiny recreation of Mister Rogers' house from the popular television show 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.' The cardigan-clad Fred Rogers, who died in Feb. 2003 after battling stomach cancer, would have been 77 on Sunday.
The brown and white home, made with beeswax carved to look like stone, sits near a red trolley that whizzes by. On the porch, a miniature Rogers, wearing a red sweater and navy blue sneakers, sits with two children on a wooden porch swing gently rocking back and forth.
In other news, the USX Tower is going up for sale. Deed transfer taxes on these buildings are going to net some serious cash. But, sadly, the buildings are selling because the land value tax is gone.
Is that right Dan and Harold?
Did Pittsburgh toss out the baby with the bathwater with its "unified tax" that Bob O'Connor hailed as a solution four years ago? Now the buildings downtown are selling like hotcakes.