Thursday, March 24, 2005

Dry Dock

Public Space Posted by Hello

This dry dock is what was leftover after the construction of the Minato Mirai 21 area (see yesterday’s posting.)

At the top of this photo the base of Landmark Tower can be seen.

Dry Dock Posted by Hello

At the bottom right hand side of this dry dock, there are doors that enter into the underground portion of a shopping mall. This mall runs under Landmark tower and several adjacent buildings. The doors were not unlocked when this photo was taken, but they might be during the summer months.

The Mall Below Posted by Hello

This photo was taken inside the portion of the shopping mall that runs directly under Landmark Tower. The name of this mall is Queen’s Square.

The Minato Mirai 21 (Harbor of the Future) area is a good example of beautiful urban development. Other big cities should probably take a lesson from the way Yokohama City is developing. It may not be perfect, but it seems that they are at least making an effort.


Q... said...

The mall looks a great deal like the one at Pentagon City, just outside of Washington, DC. Great photos.

Mary said...

Minato Mirai <3 <3 <3 my favorite place in Japan! Ohh I miss going there so much!

Maria Rosa Tuttobene said...

What a beautiful area. The Landmark Tower shopping mall is wonderfully decorated for Christmas.