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Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, right, with former New York Gov. Elliot Spitzer. (Photo: Jersey City).

Elliot Spitzer makes a New Jersey appearance

By David Wildstein, November 23 2021 10:02 am

Former New York Gov. Elliot Spitzer made what might be his first expedition into New Jersey politics on Monday when he joined Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop for a groundbreaking of a new residential apartment development.

Spitzer’s company, Spitzer Enterprises, is the developer of a 600-unit project in Journal Square, across from what will be the Pompidou Centre Jersey City and Loews Theater.

The Pompidou Center, a Paris-based art museum and cultural center, announced in June that they would expand to Jersey City.  Plans include turning a century-old building at 25 Journal Square into a cultural attraction for the city.

Fulop, recently re-elected to a third term as mayor by a near 2-1 margin, is considered a potential candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor of New Jersey in 2025.

The 62-year-old Spitzer served as New York’s governor from 2007 to 2008, when a scandal necessitated his resignation.    He previously served two terms as the attorney general of New York.

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