Huge Rubber Duck To Leave Pittsburgh - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Huge Rubber Duck To Leave Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The huge rubber duck that has been at Pittsburgh's waterfront is leaving town.

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust says the 40-foot duck has been tremendously popular, but they still plan to deflate it on schedule Sunday. Some area residents started an online petition asking for the duck to stay in Pittsburgh, but it will be put in storage at an undisclosed location.

The Cultural Trust says the duck might be brought back to life for an occasional holiday.

The duck is the idea of Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman. Various versions have made a splash in harbors from Hong Kong to Sao Paulo since 2007.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
Untitled

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices