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City of Jersey City

Bret Schundler
City Hall
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Office of the Mayor
April 12, 2001
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Media Advisory
Ribbon Cutting for Renovated Mercer Arms Apartments

Historical buildings that were unoccupied for 10 years become another Jersey City redevelopment success story

Jersey City
At a ceremony scheduled for Monday, April 16, Mayor Bret Schundler will join Paul Hamilton of the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, Paul Pantozzi, Chairman and CEO of Provident Bank, and Gary Bakirtjy, President, Mercer Partners, in a ribbon cutting for the newly renovated Mercer Arms Apartments.

The two apartment buildings, 44-46 Mercer Street, built in 1850, and 47-49 Mercer Street, built in 1910, will provide a total of seven three-bedroom units, 12 one-bedroom units and eight two-bedroom units. The renovation project cost $2.7 million.

What: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, followed by tour of 44-46 Mercer St. Apartments
When: Monday, April 16 at 3:00 pm
Where: Start at 47-49 Mercer Street
Who: Mayor Bret Schundler, other city officials
Paul Hamilton, J.C.R.A.
Paul Pantozzi, Chairman & CEO of Provident Bank
Gerry Bakirtjy, President, Mercer Partners, project developer

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