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Feelings of owner shine! "MUSEE" (art museum) of Ginza to learn from British theater architecture

[Hanes] February 28, 2019 18:00

Hello. It is Hanes (splashes) of new face correspondent
When there is plan exhibition not to be able to overlook for me of Anglophilia in the middle of February, we hear,
We went to very tasteful gallery in Ginza.
The gallery dimini - of senior correspondent ☆We introduced cricket (2016, 2017, 2018) and Tsukuda nousakosammogo
MUSEE GINZA which stored modern architecture (retro building) built in 1932, and reproduced, and was made!

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(entrance is on the left most.)

As the details of building itself have a lot on Tsukuda nousakosanno article, we leave out this time,
We are going to introduce from place interested inside of building

■Entrance - stairs
At first, you push intercom, and please open door.
Parnasse Vienna interior that charm of Viennese Secessionist displayed to showcase immediately on the left side of door was jam-packed,
And on horizontal wall of slim stairs lengthening in the front,
Picture postcard (30 ken of moats, cafe - height of prosperity, Ginza under occupation) which state of Ginza that this building walked for 90 years understands at the time is displayed.
Rare history material lets you skid time whenever we go up stairs

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In addition, we may say early building of the Showa era and discover old kyokyozeimuhojin*in* in the middle of stairs!
Some built buildings remain in Ginza at the same time,
Even if the appearance is retro, thing at the time may not stay very much.
Therefore, in fact, such a casual thing is rare


■The prospects, experiment space
As customer who had aesthetic sense came at the time of gallery visit,
We had you show the roof before plan exhibition.


There are usually many places that we do not open to the public in the roof of building,
We seem to perform installation or performance experimentally here,
Can look at Showa-dori Ave. from opening-like space; is valuable; is spotted


■Plan exhibition "world THE WORLD OF BRITISH THEATER of British theater architecture"
After having enjoyed the roof for a while, to plan exhibition that you are waiting impatiently for
In this exhibition, we focus on good point, history axis of flower British theater architecture which we opened in West End,
We display plate of 16 points of copperplate engravings which we extracted from ancient book documents (we publish in the early 19th century) conveying the history.

(photo courtesy: MUSEE GINZA_KawasakiBrandDesign)

Theater becoming this theme of the U.K. is updated with the times,
Domestic young generation goes to visit theatergoing,
It may be said that traditional arts of Japan have few supports from still young generation.

In addition, it is difficult to just utilize old building which finished duty once in Japan,
We are demolished and are not rarely reborn as new building.
However, Riki Kawasaki Hiroshi who bought this building updates building space like theater of the U.K.,
We succeed in by making use of nature of the locality called Ginza, and giving new duty, storing building, and reproducing

In this way, it becomes that this display is tied to thought to building preservation of Kawasaki,
For this plan exhibition, it is said that it is actually used at subway station in London
We obtain stairs metal building materials (Stair Nosings) of British AATi company becoming first in Japan adoption by special order after negotiations of half a year,
I am amazed to learn because it is what was installed in stairs by yourself
This may be because originally it was construction company of Kyushu that can do such a thing.
This hardware seems to be used in drama architecture in the U.K. a lot, and shine in such details, being particular is one of the highlight


And as it is curious display, but is for lower figure (state of 1821 of The New Theatre Royal in Hay Market),
There is thing which gorgeous British theater is drawn with bloom, but is not only that!

(photo courtesy: MUSEE GINZA_KawasakiBrandDesign)

As everywhere of plate can grasp quality of time and English culture or factor of building, just just imagination swells out
For example, plate (January 1, 1814 Robert Wilkinson publication) about choir of this St Saviour's.
Clear hymn seems to echo in church; have an impression, but it is revealed that see the details well fun even more.

(photo courtesy: MUSEE GINZA_KawasakiBrandDesign)

(the photograph upper section) in the neighborhood of ceiling of pointed arch only by Gothic style such as rose is embossed, and display (boss :Decoration) put at intersection of costal (with reinforcing member to establish in points such as boards to add to strength of structure of steel-frame building, "rib") is seen.


(the photograph lower berth left) sculpture decoration like angel
(the photograph lower berth right) something like British royal standard (Royal Standard)

For more details, as well as characteristic style and stained glass that we leave out, but are apt to catch sight of church architecture of the U.K.
In such details, "what's this" Charm "worried!" about hides behind

And work which is the most horrifying in Kawasaki reason, this display,
Thing about state of Drury Lane Theatre which became fire on the night of February 24, 1809.
At the time when time required for until method and fire extinguishing for evacuation was different from the present age, too...
Neighboring people evacuated, and what kind of scene did they see how?...
We think that we can know such a thing from this plate.

(photo courtesy: MUSEE GINZA_KawasakiBrandDesign)

Ancient book dealt with this time may be called publication of publication company of Robert Wilkinson (1768-1825) which dealt with map production,
Not only plate about theater but also map is check required
It is record of fire and to know where person of what kind of occupation lived and sees and may be interesting.


And this display is available for the purchase, too!
Unlike soe of normal antique, we may be available at very reasonable price,
I am also amazed to learn because it is that three pieces of plates were sold only on visit day

(photo courtesy: MUSEE GINZA_KawasakiBrandDesign)

We cannot do introduction of all works with this blog,
We can see British old plate without usually seeing very much close,
We are glad that shooting in gallery is possible like museum of the U.K.

<digression> Adolf Loos
Cafe muzeumu which roast which "art is sin", and is famous for (in other words, "progress in culture removing decoration from daily necessities") designed features plain interior,
Rare chair of design similar to muzeumu chair over there is displayed in this gallery (we can purchase).
It is slightly radical and hears thought of this roast,
It was too plain, but building which pointed from the authorities to save, and drank end met...
However, we become pioneer of modernism architecture later, and it is person representing building world hating Vienna now

Is me who do not so know a lot about art, but on seeing chair about this cafe muzeumu,
We feel like having been able to understand vision and stance of MUSEE GINZA a little again.
It is hard to enter gallery which does not face road surface very much as we introduced before,
In the first place we think that it may be said that that there is does not notice

However, for sense that goes to "MUSEE" (art museum) as in gallery name here
We felt that it became open space where you could enjoy art to anyone
And "MUSEE" (art museum) to appeal to sensitivity of coming person for quality of,
While we are updated in land which is sensitive to art called Ginza, it is embodied!

As this plan exhibition that Kawasaki of owner was particular about is held until March 17,
Please drop in when you are in the neighborhood

■MUSEE GINZA plan exhibition "world THE WORLD OF BRITISH THEATER of British theater architecture"
Venue: MUSEE GINZA (1-20-17, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Kawasaki brand design building)
Exhibition period: From Wednesday, February 6, 2019 to Sunday, March 17 11:30-17:30
Rest corridor: Monday and Tuesday
Admission: Free of charge
Official web site:

※We have permission of photography and introduction from MUSEE GINZA Kawasaki brand design.



Heisei will follow street with the name of an era a little more in - Chuo-ku, too (2)

[shibashibashibata] February 28, 2019 16:00

By dividing into twice, and saying to go round "streets with the name of an era" via Chuo-ku
The last article introduced "Heisei-dori St." and "Showa-dori Ave.".
We want to sail up in older days today.
■3 "Taisho Street"

Well, Heisei, the name of an era before Showa are "the Taisho era", but unfortunately name of just what "Taisho era street" does not exist in Tokyo.
...However, street named "Taisho Street" existed when it dated back to prewar days.

And the street goes along what Chuo-ku! The real identity is this.
The current names were different, but were called "Taisho street" or "kansendaini*" before the war.

By the last article, "Showa-dori Ave." introduced that was planned as symbol lord of revival after the Great Kanto Earthquake, but, actually, this Showa-dori Ave. "kansendaiichi*."
And, for Showa-dori Ave. going through Tokyo to the north and south, it is street (kansendaini*) as another symbol lord carrying through Tokyo to east and west in the Taisho era that was planned.

Taisho street linking Ryogoku Bridge from Shinjuku goes along around northernmost part neighborhood, Bakurocho and Higashinihombashi of ward in Chuo-ku.
Although we are not equal in 36 meters, Showa-dori Ave., width is just what width is very wide.
The Taisho era street turns "Yasukuni-dori Ave." and the name and, triggered by Yasukuni shrine having been established after the war near nine step slopes of roadside, continues up to the present day. The name of "Taisho Street" is not used now, but street itself is still active.


■1 extra "Meiji Dori"

As we sailed up with Heisei, Showa, the Taisho era, next is "Meiji-dori St.".
From Furukawabashi (Minamiazabu, Minato-ku), pull three major newly developed city centers of Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, and Meiji-dori St. of Tokyo is just what to bind Yumenoshima (Koto-ku) together in spite of being just what at prince, Minowa, base of the downtown area outer edge region such as Kameido.
In other words...Seeing from, Chuo-ku, it becomes line linking the outside to loop, and unfortunately Chuo-ku does not pass.


Photograph is Meiji-dori St. of the neighborhood of Shibuya-ku, Jingumae intersection. It is said that it became the name of Meiji Dori because we go along neighborhood of "Meiji Shrine" for another view.
In addition, as well as Showa-dori Ave. and Taisho Street, revival city planning after the Great Kanto Earthquake causes, and this road is positioning called "the fifth cyclic *", too.


■4 "Meijiza-dori St."
Well, unfortunately "Meiji-dori St." did not go along Chuo-ku...
Is there not just what there is "Meiji" elsewhere in ward?...After looking for desperately, one was found!
The name is "Meijiza-dori St.", too.
"Meijiza Theater" in Nihonbashihamacho is theater having a long history that we opened as "kinoboriza" in 1873 (Meiji 6). Afterwards, it became the present name "Meijiza Theater" in 1893 (Meiji 26) after having been renamed to "Hisamatsu-za" "Chitose-za". (the issue of frequent appearance of sightseeing in Chuo-ku official approval!)
In the south side of such a Meijiza Theater, there is way of gingko nut row of trees which becomes entrance of Hamacho Park, but this just what is "Meijiza-dori St.". The name of street continues across Kiyosubashi-dori Ave. to Hamacho city park park, and there leads to "Amazake-yokocho St.".
We are lonely at this gingko nut row of trees, current time, but are very beautiful when it is autumn.
By the way, it becomes way of two one way across row of trees, but, this "Meijiza-dori St.", is unusually kept right for some reason in Japan. Can you taste slight foreign feeling? It is street called this.


■2 extra "Edo-dori Ave."
While there was, for such a reason, some twists were able to find just what to be accompanied by Meiji in Heisei, Showa, the Taisho era in Chuo-ku. Finally, in extra, we want to introduce street one more.
In Heisei, Showa, the Taisho era, it is "the Edo era" before one of the Meiji when we go by name called "●● Era" appearing in textbook of history not the name of an era.
In fact, "Edo-dori Ave. is running in Chuo-ku, too"!
After parting from Chuo-dori Ave. at Muromachi 3, and having gone ahead through the ward to northeast direction, we cross Asakusabashi Bridge and enter Taito-ku and, in just what to leave to Asakusa while running parallel to Sumida River, go through area which was the's first city area of Edo. Place where the Tokyo Skytree is seen in the depths is a certain wonderful street.

We did position relations of street and Chuo-ku which the last article and this article introduced on map.
(the writer makes using the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism "numerical land information" governorate data, road data)

In Chuo-ku, we understood that the name of various times became the name of street from Edo to the Heisei period.
Origin of "Heisei-dori St." wrote unclear ... by the last article, but the name of "Heisei-dori St." is set in 1989, and there is theory that that may be origin. Is street with the new name of an era done somewhere? What rotate in just what with the name of an era and the name of the times in last spring in the Heisei period is good while expecting to be this; may become commemorative!



Retro building "Yamani Shoken"

[madam Harumi] February 28, 2019 14:00

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It is new face correspondent madam Harumi.

It is retro building "Yamani Shoken" today.

We confirm "Yoroi Bridge" and "marine transportation bridge" to always confuse among me on one day when sightseeing official approval approached with foot and eyes (laugh)

Kabuto-cho neighborhood aimlessly. Very retro building discovers this

Logo drawn on this building, glass feeling flavor of history is also tasteful.

It is with building completed by earthquake disaster revival in 1936. It seems to be "Spanish wind office architecture" by architect Koji Nishimura. The first floor puts stone, and the second floor puts tile and does not come out here. . .

Spanish tile is used for tile of roof.

Brokerage firm working in such a wonderful company building, Yamani Shoken are well-established brokerage firms called 1911 establishment.

We said Shin Kataoka Jiro store originally and became current company name from mountain two slices Oka store.

One of those former four major brokerage firms. With the name that was associated when we wanted to grow up like Yamaichi Securities (we discontinue our business in establishment 1997 in 1897), and was acquired.

Customer of "mountain two" known for reliable management seemed to have that great writer Kafu Nagai.

It is connected to various histories from now one building where the Heisei period is going to be over. .

In Kayabacho, Kabuto-cho neighborhood, redevelopment is remarkable. But, we wish that we want such a historical building to finish being long.



It is limited drink in additive-free doughnut person harittsu of Kodemmacho

[Japanese midget Shiba] February 28, 2019 12:00

There is cafe called harittsu from Kodemmacho station in immediate place. In additive-free doughnut hot from the oven and shop to be able to have sandwich, coffee on, it is popular shop in Yoyogiuehara originally. Kodemmacho store opened last year. One which, anyway, is recommended in this shop

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It was drink of healing that image was refreshed with mint chocolate of previous series, and color was seen in with state that mixed slowly let alone delicious one. The present is this↓


It is Rose chocolate. Taste of rose is included well and is kind taste that harks back to spring without being too sweet.

Limited drink which is original beautifully, and is good for the health has many fans, and it is in what, or next series is at all a pleasure.

Type of doughnut is abundant, too, and sandwich of rice system is enriched, too, and price is reasonable, too. The shop is settled down and restroom is large, too and is beautiful (important!) .


There is free paper called authority of tension, and that one becomes very interesting contents, too.

Official site is this place → haritts donuts & coffee

[from Tuesday to Saturday] 9:30-17:30 (for the duration) 
[regular holiday] Sunday, Monday
9-2, Nihonbashiodenmacho, Chuo-ku Blanton University the first floor of Temmacho


Delicious cafe and long-awaited baker open Kodemmacho, Yokoyamacho neighborhood in sequence following Bakurocho. When you came in local one where it is a lot, would every wholesale dealer Festival and event including family sale of Hario glass like to take a walk through cafe by all means, too? We will be waiting!



We walk Kaede River trace!

[kabushikikaishahikohare] February 28, 2019 10:00

This plan is called to walk river trace which existed in old days in Chuo-ku.

It is said that Kaede River was shoreline at the time of 1590 (Tensho 18) when Ieyasu Tokugawa entered Edo.

Afterwards, we filled up construction remaining soil for Edo-jo Castle construction of a castle in offing of Kaede River and developed land for Hatchobori district. Kaede River is filled up in 1960 and is reborn as the Metropolitan expressway now.

Helmet bridge marine transportation bridge Chiyoda Bridge Shinba Bridge Kyuan Bridge Takara Bridge Matsuhata Bridge Danjo Bridge appeared in Kaede River from Nihonbashi River. Unfortunately Kaiun Bridge was abolished, but may it be said that it is river trace which it is easy to be relatively familiar with as other bridges exist with helmet bridge?

We start near the arm of a river point of Nihonbashi River (helmet bridge trace) and aim at Danjo Bridge in front of Sakuragawa, the Kyoubashi River join.

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There is Kabuto-jinja Shrine in the Kaede River right bank. It became Edobashi Bridge junction on the company.

We put famous helmet rock in photograph. There was Eiichi Shibusawa's house in the right neighbor of this Kabuto-jinja Shrine once. This neighborhood included Tokyo Stock Exchange, Birthpace of Japan Post (Nihonbashi Bridge post office) and was district where was full of highlight koro.

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We noticed that we remembered building which entered and were surprised at the background soon when we intended to go ahead through Edo Momiji-dori St. to the downstream area and took road sign in photograph casually though it was in "Nihonbashi Bridge diamond Building" when we checked building name. It was "Nihonbashi Bridge diamond building" appointed in Tokyo landmark architecture (former Mitsubishi Logistics Edobashi Bridge warehouse building). It was just a stone's throw, and, speaking of commonplace, Edobashi Bridge was natural if we thought, but position relations were good discovery that became clear personally.

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Then let's go ahead through Edo Momiji-dori St. to the marine transportation bridge area.

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Two main pillars and explanation board stood in marine transportation bridge.

We can confirm "kigennisengohyakusanjugonenrokutsukizo" letter.

In addition, there is Birthpace of banking (Mizuho Bank Kabuto-cho Branch) in point of marine transportation bridge.

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There was thing named "Kabuto-cho history map" in wall surface of Mizuho Bank and became neighborhood guide.

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And it is Chiyoda Bridge that intersects Eitai-dori Ave. Chiyoda Bridge constructed temporarily newly in 1928 can confirm that abutment pier, figure exist judging from the side. Main pillar, sleeve pillar, sleeve handrail are left.


When susumi said the Kaede River left bank downstream, we heard unique tone of gagaku.

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What is it? Is it February 22 Hatsuuma festival today? No, Hatsuuma of this year is February 2; and ...

Festival was held in Inari, Ohara Shrine on Hatsuuma. nigo was February 22 in the old calendar, but we did not know well, but we saw *jo of congratulatory address by Shinto priesthood and thought why it was February 22 that we prayed for security of maple river neighborhood this than the Edo era in the town block, the business prosperity. When, no, it was eternity, thing which it wanted to report carefully, we felt such good old custom, tradition in the next generation.

We advance to the left with Kaede River trace downstream at central police station. There is "Tokyo Metropolitan colored leaves river High School ruins" explanation monument in corner of this center police station. We advance to the left with Kaede River trace downstream in Nihonbashi Bridge fire department, Sakamotocho Park, Sakamoto Elementary School.

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The next Shinba Bridge closed to vehicles during construction, but people can come and go in the sidewalk part freely. New fish market was established by this riverbank fish market and seemed to become new place from new dish ground.

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And it is Kyuan Bridge that intersects Yaesu-dori Ave. Originally it was also called Ecchu bridge for that and seemed to be because it was located in front of matsuheietsuchushuteitaku. After the Meiji Restoration, we were changed to Kyuan Bridge by Tokyo prefecture. Hashizume open space is maintained as Kaedegawa-Kyuanbashi Park. People like neighborhood office worker take a break, and scene having a short rest in smoking space gets into eyes.

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The next bridge is Takara Bridge. There is treasure guardian deity of children in the Takara Bridge upper reaches right bank. This guardian deity of children fell into Kaede River after the war and seemed to be put up for memorial service of child passed away. Origin of bridge name comes from "Kyobashi ward Takaramachi".

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And it is Matsuhata Bridge. As for Takara Bridge, Matsuhata Bridge, the Danjo Bridge, expressway runs in both the top and bottom.

Matsuhata Bridge has some feeling of pressure. Then it was origin of bridge name, but it was bridge built over Takashiro town (Hatchobori side) and this Mokuzaicho (the Kyoubashi River), but we took by one character from Matsuyamachi (Hatchobori side) of the neighbor-cho and Inabacho (the Kyoubashi River) of the neighbor-cho and seemed to do with Matsuhata Bridge. It was old and was said to be MATSUYA bridge.

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And we aim at this town walk terminal Danjo Bridge. The left photograph is photograph which took Danjo Bridge from Matsuhata Bridge. It is Danjo Bridge that *chikyotsu rito intersects. Hashizume open space of Danjo Bridge was maintained as Kaedegawa-Danjobashi Park, too.

Current Danjo Bridge was bridged slightly than original Danjo Bridge upstream in 1926. Therefore two Danjo Bridge existed for a while and called downstream bridge former Danjo Bridge for this bridge.

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Surprisingly, replica of miniature of former Danjo Bridge was displayed there.

Danjo Bridge came many times in the past, but did not know existence of shame zukashikotonikono replica until today. We were reproduced to crest of a noble family of chrysanthemum faithfully.

... which is prohibited in such a thing

Then we decided, after all, to be going to go to see genuine article, and to make an expedition to Koto-ku.

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It was behind Tomioka Hachiman shrine of Koto-ku and was maintained as park.

It is iron bridge which assumed Japanese oldest iron the main materials, and former Danjo Bridge is appointed to important cultural property of country. Hachiman Bridge means current bridge name.

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Weather was good, but it was only one of me that observed.

Even if maple river develops as the pivot of distribution to bind Nihonbashi River and Sakuragawa, the Kyoubashi River together in the Edo era when we say this town walk with a word, and people live in the circumference of river, and there is town and there are merchant's family, Shinto shrine and develops, and it is in the Meiji era, bank, post office are built quickly and were loop of economy, but is it that waterway has disappeared for expressway construction by the development of postwar car before long? It was very good to have been able to rediscover good old custom in such present age.

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Then we decide to finish this town walk in photograph which we took from Shinba Bridge last.

The left: Piling-stones like building a breakwater trace of Kaede River

The right: Nihonbashi Bridge diamond building judging from Shinba Bridge



Ginza WAKO clock and record "are not mere numbers. TIME IS WHAT I AM."

[silver ornament] February 28, 2019 09:00

 There was information for Tokyo marathon being held to show window of Ginza WAKO on March 3.

In message of the again guidance, "it is not mere number. With TIME IS WHAT I AM.


 And number of record was shown something or other.

As there is this with WR, it is World Record world record of marathon.

It is new world record which Eli udo kipuchoge (Kenya) set by Berlin marathon carried out on September 16, 2018.


It is Japanese National Record next time as there is with NR.

This is record that Japanese Suguru Osako provided by "Chicago marathon" held in the United States in October, 2018.


It is 2 hours 6 minutes 11 seconds when Yuta Shitara updated Japanese record that Japanese gave by Tokyo marathon in February, 2018 so far.

In addition, there was number of record. As for the number of many records, let's enjoy Tokyo marathon for reference.

All players of participation expect that they want you to give result of everyday exercise in public performance for Tokyo marathon. And we support when we want you to update own record.


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