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There have been numerous articles written about the Conrad Project and efforts to preserve the Conrad Garage. Here are some that are available on the Internet:

Radio: Frank Conrad's garage may get lost in static - 1/13/1999

Museum organizers meet with officials to save project - 2/17/1999

Museum group in race to save building - 9/15/1999

Snippets ONLINE - 2/8/2000 (not currently available)

Signal's getting weak for buying Conrad site - 2/9/2000

Snippets ONLINE - 3/20/2000 (not currently available)

Snippets - 6/14/2000 (not currently available)

Radio Days - 10/12/2000

Historic radio site in Forest Hills gets a boost - 1/12/2001

Snippets - 2/21/2001 (not currently available)

Group still struggling to meet deadline to save radio broadcasting's birthplace - 3/7/2001

Save the Garage!!! - 3/9/2001

Garage Sale - 7/2/2001

Open Mike: Renovating the Garage? - 7/16/2001

Radio Notes: Conrad historic site loses garage; house doomed - 8/8/2001

Conrad Garage Comes Down; New Location Sought - 8/27/2001 (not currently available)

Conrad's Garage - Replaying The Earliest Days of Radio - 11/30/2001

and transcript on the Radio Diaries web site

William G. Beal / Broadcasting Pioneer and Film Producer - 3/26/2003

TV/Radio Notes: Pitt symposium honors radio broadcast - 11/10/2006

Pitt celebrates 100 years of radio - 11/11/2006

Radio's debut site coming down - 4/25/2007

Historic building - 4/26/2007

Turtle Creek's historic K Building demolished - 5/24/2007

Board members seek to enshrine local broadcasting history - 10/29/2009

Feeling Cursed? Here's The Reason Why. - 9/10/2010

 

The following Post-Gazette articles are available online through the Post-Gazette or via the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Research Databases:

Replica of first radio shack to transmit nostalgia - 10/31/1990

Radio Days - 8/29/1991

Groups aim to establish broadcast museum here - 10/26/1995

Broadcast museum idea tested - 11/2/1995

Signal Event - 11/2/1995

Broadcasting Museum Planned - 11/2/1995

Broadcasting museum proposed for city - 11/22/1995

Not so fast on jazz hall - 2/9/1996

Preserving the record of radio - 5/4/1997

Radio museum gets cool reception - 7/17/1997

Planned broadcast museum supported - 7/31/1997

A chance to honor historic role - 11/5/1997

Big Ideas - Post-Gazette readers pass along their visions on "first day" attractions - 2/8/1998

CBS Donates 13.5-acre, ready-made Westinghouse park - 1/27/1999

 

These articles are available through the Tribune-Review Archive Search:

Wrecking ball ends quest to preserve historic house - Fast-food restaurant slated for construction on site - 9/28/2001

Group amplifies need for radio museum to Ridge's staff - 9/23/1999

History seeks a home - 8/8/1999

Plan for broadcasting museum may be gaining momentum - 2/24/1999

Group vows to save radio landmark - 2/17/1999

Radio buffs persist in seeking home for broadcast museum - 1/3/1999

Radio days - Forest Hills combines recreation, broadcasting - 11/16/1998

Westinghouse considers museum for 'excess property' - 7/23/1997

Radio's Wilkinsburg birthplace 'homeless' - 10/13/1996

Radio buffs call in their request - 6/30/1996

Group honors Pittsburgh radio legacy - 11/1/1995

First broadcast site 'signaled' out - 9/29/1991