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Ueno Dojunkai Apartments

  • 5–4 Higashi Ueno
  • Taito-ku
  • Building/Architectural Site

Updated 08/19/2013

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The historic Dojunkai apartments comprised one residential block of a series of 16 built in and around Tokyo following the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923. They featured such innovations as gas lines and trash chutes. In 2006 Tadao Ando's Omotesando Hills complex in Aoyama famously replaced most of the apartments. Few realize, however, that one Dojunkai block still remains. For architecture buffs or the curious, the tiny units are well worth a trip. Don't expect to go inside

though; the apartments are occupied so only glimpses of the outside are possible

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5–4 Higashi Ueno, Tokyo, 110-0015, Japan

Updated 08/19/2013


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