WQED, Pittsburgh, PA

This Brutalist office building from 1970 is directly across Fifth Avenue from Holy Spirit Church. It is the headquarters for WQED, the television station well-known for producing Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood and Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego, among other shows.  It was designed by Paul Schweikher, noted architect and head of the Carnegie School of Architect from 1958 to 1970. The building has a simple pattern of concrete and looks to be in the middle of a cleaning. There are two sculptures in front, a statue of a dinosaur celebrating Mr. Rogers and Tower Iron Sculpture #5 by Joseph Goto (seen at bottom).

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