JERSEY CITY (AP) — A piano donated by Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop (D) nearly ended up in a landfill instead of making music in a pedestrian plaza.

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop on board the Walk to Washington train (Gary Gellman, Gellman Images)

Fulop gave the upright so residents could play tunes in a pedestrian plaza that opened on Monday.

The piano is now stored in a construction area next to a restaurant.

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