"Grillwork of 10,000 metal flowers covers the sides and all the windows of a six-story building in downtown tokyo."
Ginza, 1955http://books.google.com/books?id=Z94DAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA123&ots=yU2nUCY4R6&dq=%2210%2C000%20metal%20flowers%20%22&pg=PA123#v=onepage&q&f=falseIt may be the Tea Room Shirobasha, a jazz club mentioned by Don de Armond here:http://jazzinjapan.com/interviews/525-don-de-armond.html
Nice work, as usual, Mr. Allen! Thanks.
my pleasure, what else ya got? I'm here all week!
Here is some footage from Archive.org that has this building in it. http://www.archive.org/details/upenn-f16-0734_Japan
Thanks to anonymous! Amazing footage. Building appears at around 03:14Greg, you were correct. It's the Shirobasha Tea Room.
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