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Abandoned Regime Newspaper Building

Once again, we are again in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, where the schedule for the day includes an abandoned newspaper and printing business.

abandoned-regime-newspaper-bucharest-2It is a very large office building where the upper floors formerly were offices for a newspaper while the lower consisted of printing and pressing.abandoned-regime-newspaper-bucharest-3

On inner courtyard bundles of fresh newspapers were thrown into waiting trucks. When the Romanian dictator Ceauşescu had fallen, the newspaper wasn’t profitable anymore.abandoned-regime-newspaper-bucharest-4

Much of the content was made up of materials that were only for the benefit of the dictator.abandoned-regime-newspaper-bucharest-5

For some years the tenants consisted of revised papers, but with the size of the premises, it was not sustainable to house a smaller newspaper in this former place that earlier was paid by the regime.abandoned-regime-newspaper-bucharest-6

The house was built in the late 1800s. It has resulted in amounts of debris left behind over the years.abandoned-regime-newspaper-bucharest-7

The last drop is gone, as well as this building soon.abandoned-regime-newspaper-bucharest-8

The lobby was once grand. Plaques of influential people in the media had their own board.abandoned-regime-newspaper-bucharest-9

In the basement was noticed that the workers tried to put their own stamp on the workplace.abandoned-regime-newspaper-bucharest-10

One guess is that this bench has been used for developing photographs. Perhaps of the most dramatic days in the revolution of December 1989?abandoned-regime-newspaper-bucharest-11

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