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We make a tour of Yokohama buildings

Last update date January 11, 2019

Yokohama opening of a port memory hall got close to makes opening 100 years one of Yokohama three towers in 2,017 years. In addition, Hotel New Grand becoming Landmark before Yamashita Park reaches opening of business 90 years.
Other than building reaching age of these turning points, we go round various buildings including different Yokohama ready money Bank of duty with picture postcard to museum at Yamate, Yokohama cathedral and the present lost in the Great Kanto Earthquake. We introduce part of picture postcard about building of Yokohama.
In digital archive, you can see high-resolution image.

Digital archive Yokohama's Memory URL: https://www.lib.city.yokohama.lg.jp/Archive/ (the outside site)

[1] Yamate, Yokohama cathedral [2] Hotel New Grand [3] Yokohama post office [4] Kanagawa prefectural government office [5] Opening of a port memory Yokohama Hall
[6] Yokohama Customs House government building [7] Yokohama ready money bank [8] Yokohama silk quality control house [9] Yokohama station (second generation Yokohama Station)

Shin-Yokohama city figure central part (the "Yokohama-shi details map" back side)

Map "Shin-Yokohama city figure central part" (the "Yokohama-shi details map" back side) (the outside site)

Picture postcard about building of Yokohama
List of picture postcards
[1] Yamate, Yokohama cathedral Church Bruff Yokohama. (the outside site)[6] Yokohama Customs House government building (the outside site)
Yamate, Yokohama cathedral

Image of Yokohama Customs House government building

Temple of Confucius of Japan Holy Catholic Church Yokohama Christ Church. By design of British architect Josiah Conder in 1901 (Meiji 34) of Victoria style is built of brick and was built, but collapse by the Great Kanto Earthquake.One of Yokohama three towers, tower of the queen. In substitution for government building destroyed by fire by the Great Kanto Earthquake, it was built in 1934 (Showa 9). It is characterized by Islam-style tower, but there is episode that we raised from the prefectural office for reason called engine of country.
[2] (large Yokohama famous place) Hotel New Grand Hotel New Grand, Yokohama (the outside site)[7] Yokohama ready money bank Bank. Speeie Yokohama. (the outside site)
Hotel New GrandYokohama ready money bank
Many hotels collapse by the Great Kanto Earthquake. Hotel for foreigners was required and was opened in 1927 (Showa 2). Jin Watanabe that design dealt with Ginza Wako.It was built with Germany renaissance style in 1907 (Meiji 37). Architect Yorinaka Tsumaki that design represents Meiji. Figure before the Great Kanto Earthquake.
[2] Hotel New Grand (the outside site)[7] (large Yokohama famous place) ready money bank Specie Bank, Yokohama. (the outside site)

Image of Hotel New Grand

Yokohama ready money bank
The appearance is the early modern times revival type using technique of new flavor in the details. The appearance is not so original, but it is written in "the Hotel New Grand 50 years history" that new style that made lobby the second floor became reputation.Dome has collapsed by the Great Kanto Earthquake. In the case of the Prefectural Museum of History opening, dome is restored and calls "dome of ace" at museum.
[3] Yokohama post office Post Office, Yokohama. (the outside site)[8] Yokohama silk quality control house Conditioning House, Yokohama. (the outside site)
Yokohama post officeYokohama silk quality control house
Brick building which was built by design of *ritsushichijiro in 1889 (Meiji 22). We collapse by the Great Kanto Earthquake.Inspection place rebuilt in 1926 (Taisho 15) after the Great Kanto Earthquake. The government building, warehouse office, prefecture consisting of warehouse group's greatest building. enfujio* designed and was built with fireproof characteristics and steel reinforced concrete with quake resistance.
[4] (large Yokohama famous place) Kanagawa prefectural government office Kanagawa Prefecture Office, Yokohama (the outside site)[9] Yokohama station The Yokohama Station. (the outside site)
Kanagawa prefectural government officeYokohama station
One of Yokohama three towers, tower of King. In substitution for government building which collapsed by the Great Kanto Earthquake, it was built in 1928 (Showa 3). It becomes emperor crown style that adopted Japanese decoration.Second generation Yokohama Station that was in Takashimacho. Brick 2-story British building. We were opened in 1915 (Taisho 4), but are destroyed by fire by the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 (Taisho 12).
[5] Opening of a port memory Yokohama Hall (the outside site) 

Image of opening of a port memory Yokohama Hall

 
One of Yokohama three towers, tower of Jack. We invited public participation for design in commemoration of the opening of a port 50th anniversary and were opened in 1917 (Taisho 6). Tower succeeds to image of clock tower of town-block office which there was on this ground. 

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