Well the whole PNC/National City Cleveburgh bank merger is continuing to be discussed in quality blogs, in the newspapers, magazines, and in congressional inquiries.
So I decided to take a walk around the streets bordering PNC's headquarters in Pittsburgh over the weekend, and found three National City branches within 50 yards of the block at which PNC is centered.
Here's a shot along Liberty Avenue, peering past the National City sign to Three PNC Plaza - a rapidly growing component of the pittsburgh skyline:
Then walking over to Philip Johnson's (Cleveland native) PPG Place, here's another one in Market Square:
Then along Wood Street just smack next to the main PNC entrance:
So while PNC's Chairman Jim Rohr (Cleveland native) claims most National City jobs are safe (20 percent annual attrition? - wow) this branch in downtown Pittsburgh was closed and the building was for sale: