I had a thing at the Met this morning, and on the way back to the office walked by 985 Fifth Avenue. That’s the building from which Eliot Spitzer dashed a week ago today to go resign as New York’s governor.
Last week, the apartment building–which Mr. Spitzer’s father Bernard developed in the late 1960’s–teemed with gawkers and media. Today, raindrops smacked the empty pavement outside.
My colleague Eliot (“spelled just like the former governor”) Brown has a piece on the prospects for the city’s larger development projects now that David Paterson’s governor. And speaking of Mr. Paterson, political ace reporter Azi Paybarah has a piece on His Excellency.