National Geographic : 1932 Jan
Photograph from Acme Newspictures A NEW MARUNOUCHI DISTRICT HAS RISEN FROM THE RUIN OF QUAKE AND FIRE This is the heart of the Japanese capital and its most important business section. To the left is the Marunouchi Building, damaged butnotdestroyed by the 1923 disaster, with arcade, shops, and offices. Beyond it is the Yusen Building, home office of the Nippon Yusen Kaisha, asteamship line known round the world. To the right is the First Marine Insurance Building. View taken from the Central Railway Station ofTokyo (see, also, illustra tion, page 136). In the distance are the Palace grounds.