Get Creepy at Pittsburgh's Fairmont

Pittsburgh gets a real luxury hotel tomorrow, as the Fairmont Pittsburgh opens downtown.

I was fairly creeped out to learn that "high-priced deluxe rooms" at the hotel will come equipped with binoculars and telescopes, "so guests can zoom in on some of the rich architectural detail at the tops of some of Downtown's landmark buildings," or so said the Post-Gazette.

Are my creeps are unjustified? Is the new Fairmont merely joining the ranks of other high-class hostels that enable peeping by their guests? Or is this a sly nod to the fact that Jimmy Stewart's hometown is Indiana, Penn.?

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2 Responses to "Get Creepy at Pittsburgh's Fairmont"

MH said... 3/29/2010 12:19 AM

I'm guessing the former. Of course, it is probably the product of student-led innovation.

Jim Russell said... 3/29/2010 1:28 PM

Sly Nod to Hitchcock and Vertigo.

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