“They’re still nailing down actual locations, but what they really fell in love with was the diversity of architecture and the gorgeous buildings that we still have in Downtown Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas,” [PFO director Dawn Keezer] said. (P-G, Barbara Vancheri)
So you’re saying, it’s fortunate we haven’t made a habit of blowing it all up to construct run of the mill plug-and-play Plexiglas boxes.
[She] said, “Film production means jobs for Pennsylvanians, it’s as simple as that. A single film can mean millions of dollars and many local jobs. A franchise as prestigious as Batman opens our region up to an entirely new audience as filmmakers and studio executives experience southwestern Pennsylvania.” (Pgh Film Office)
Iconic, unique architecture leads to jobs, tax revenue and vibrancy. Let’s jot that down on a yellow sticky.