All Nippon News Network (ANN)
You can see Tokyo Kotsu Kaikan’s revolving observatory restaurant. 1971, Yurakucho in the early summer of Showa 46. Shinkansen is running. After passing the Tokyo Metropolitan Government buildings on both sides of the tracks, I entered the premises of Tokyo Station. You can see the Tokyo Central Post Office. Reception from Tokyo station. This is the railway hall where the Daimaru department store is located. Parasols are lined up on the roof. Nine houses are lined up as you go around. A train on the Tokaido line will enter platform 15. I entered the circle. On the right side of the road is the JNR headquarters. The Marunouchi station building is different from what it is today. As you approach, you will see a sign that says, “Tokaido Sobu Line, the two new lines enter this basement. The construction of a platform for the Sobu Rapid Line and the Yokosuka Line at the 5th basement is in full swing. A year later, in July 1972, it was completed and the Sobu Rapid Line was opened first. There were nine platforms, including the Shinkansen, up to platform 19. My calculations don’t add up, but if you look closely you’ll see that platform 11 is for transfer and has no platform . Beyond the plaza in front of the station is the Marunouchi Building on the left and the Shin-Marunouchi Building on the right. They are now the Marunouchi Building and the Shin-Marunouchi Building, respectively. In front of Marunouchi Station, construction of the Marunouchi Subway Line began in 1954, and I always felt that construction was in progress, with the construction of a new underground platform for the Sobu Yokosuka Line, the restoration of the Marunouchi station building, and the redevelopment of the station square. The Marunouchi Station Building, which was a two-story building after the third floor burned down during the war, will be restored to its former appearance, and the station square will be completed 56 years later. The entrance to the Tokyo Station Hotel, the entrance to the Imperial Family. Marunouchi Central Exit is over there. Until five years ago, the Ministry of Transport rented premises at the JNR headquarters. This area, which used to be the Japan Transportation Public Corporation and the Marunouchi Hotel, is now the Marunouchi Oazo. The helicopter is heading west. Now there are many banks with different names. Turn when you hit Hibiya and Uchibori Street. Vertical Eitai-dori and horizontal Hibiya-dori are both Route 1. It is a brick banking club. Three years later, a 25-storey, 99.7-meter-high Tokio Marine Building will be completed on the vacant lot around the corner. As you can see in the video, the skyscraper project caused controversy among the buildings located next to the moat, which was generally 31 meters high at the time. On the other side of Marunouchi Naka-dori, the third building in Hibiya-dori, there are two buildings that became Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and beyond that is the Mitsubishi Main Building. Tokyo Central Post Office. Completed in 1931. It is considered a masterpiece of modernist architecture. Prior to this, windows were long vertically, but in modernist architecture windows are tall and long horizontally. Regardless of whether the windows of the Central Post Office can be said to be horizontally long, the shape of the large side-by-side lined windows is exactly modernism. There is a 6-a-side volleyball court on the roof. Four red trucks are parked in front of the building. Is it a post car? ＝＝＝＝＝＝＝ Tokyo Station in January 2021 last year. Continue on the side of the Yaesu exit. Ahead on the left this month, work is progressing on Tokyo Midtown Yaesu, which will partially open in September 2022 (full opening in March 2023). The Tetsudo Kaikan was replaced with a low-rise building called Gran Roof, and Daimaru entered the high-rise building on the right. The number of Shinkansen platforms increased to five, and the Chuo Line platform was three-dimensional on the third floor. The plaza in front of Marunouchi Station was also improved, and many buildings, including the two Marunouchi buildings, were rebuilt and expanded. The Shin-Marunouchi Building was once the headquarters of a company called Nihon Airport Building, but now the Marunouchi Building houses the company’s Tokyo office. Although the building has become taller, there is nothing blocking the top of the Marunouchi Station building, which has been restored to its original three-storey structure, and the view on the Yaesu side has improved. The location of the Tokyo Station Hotel entrance has changed. Do you understand?