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The Death of Print

Over the course of two nights in May, Bay Area photographer Troy Paiva hoofed around the Chronicle's defunct Union City printing facility, which closed in 2009. In the photos, which Paiva shot with a fisheye lens for an extra-bendy effect, the plant looks somewhat like a grounded spacecraft, with its cold gray exterior and glowy red lights—a perfect illustration of the alien suspicion with which Millennials and their successors regard the enterprise of traditional newspapering. [SFist]