The dance floor of Sway at 4 am right after DJ Ben Cho played the last song for the final edition Smiths/Morrissey night. (Photo by Nick McManus)

DJ Prince Terrance (center) and street artist Russell Murphy (Photo by Nick McManus)

Patrons and staff gathered at Sway to bid bye bye as the downtown bar passed on to the next world, joining its brethren in depraved bar heaven. Group portrait artist Nick McManus was on hand to capture the mournful revelry of Sway’s last night on earth with instant snapshots from The Impossible Project, á la a young Ryan McGinley at Lit Lounge (RIP).

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