Saturday, August 21, 2010

flowers over everything

clipping (popular mechanics), date unknown
"Grillwork of 10,000 metal flowers covers the sides and all the windows of a six-story building in downtown tokyo."


Greg Allen said...

Ginza, 1955

It may be the Tea Room Shirobasha, a jazz club mentioned by Don de Armond here:

ahoi! said...

Nice work, as usual, Mr. Allen! Thanks.

Greg Allen said...

my pleasure, what else ya got? I'm here all week!

Anonymous said...

Here is some footage from that has this building in it.

ahoi! said...

Thanks to anonymous! Amazing footage.
Building appears at around 03:14
Greg, you were correct. It's the Shirobasha Tea Room.