The Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 devastated Yokohama but also paved the way for some new Art deco buildings.
A lot of the city’s Art Deco architecture is really tucked away. Here are two examples.
There was a time when department stores were like movie palaces. In Japan, some still are.
The Hikawa Maru made 238 voyages between 1930-1960, surrounding passengers with a splendid Art Deco environment.