Google’s “Street View” feature has finally hit Japan! For now it covers the following cities: Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Kobe, Kyoto, Sendai, Hakodate, Otaru, and Sapporo. Pictured above, Cafe Pause! Via Japan Probe.
Art Space Tokyo has released another downloadable PDF art map, this time for the Roppongi area.
Can’t find those TAB art maps around town? Now you can download them as a PDF as well. Here’s a link to a TABlog post where you can download the June/July edition.
TAB has released its second Tokyo Art Map, this time adding two new areas (Harajuku and Yokohama), and featuring five event previews. TAB is also looking for some help in spreading the art gospel — if interested, check the following TABlog post for more details.
The Art Space Tokyo site has put up another one of their art maps, this time for the Ghibli Museum and surrounding area (Kichijoji). It’s available as a downloadable PDF.
Curtis Christophersen has a rather nice photoset of the Fukutoshin line under construction, but over and underground. For more info on the new line, see my previous post.
PingMag offers up a tour of LED signage in Tokyo.
Japan Probe has a nice report on the new subway line that opens this Saturday. I’m actually really excited, because it means I’ll be able to get to Shibuya in just 11 minutes, and also way more quickly to Omotesando. A few facts: The Fukutoshin Line is the 13th Tokyo-area subway line. Construction of the […]
PingMag does a bit of urban research, comparing Tokyo’s Shibuya and Marunouchi districts.
The Art Space Tokyo maps keep on coming, with Ginza (the gallery covered in the book is Tokyo Gallery + BTAP) now available as a downloadable PDF.