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List of Important Cultural Properties of Japan Sh%C5%8Dwa Period: Structures
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This list is of Japanese structures dating from the Sh?wa period (1926-1989) that have been designated Important Cultural Properties.[1] As of October 2016, fifty-three properties with one hundred and eight component structures have been so designated.[2]

Structures

Structure Date Municipality Prefecture Comments Image Coordinates Ref.
Kon Family Residence
?
Kon-ke j?taku
1925-28 Kita-Akita Akita designation comprises four components: western-style residence (1925), Japanese-style residence (1928), rice storehouse (1913), warehouse (1902); one of the few hybrid residences in T?hoku 40°07?45?N 140°20?55?E / 40.12921965°N 140.34872314°E / 40.12921965; 140.34872314 (Kon Family Residence) [1] [2]
Marunuma Dam
?
Marunuma entei
1931 Katashina Gunma 88.2 m wide, 32.1 m high; for hydroelectric power Marunumadam-2005-10-28 10-33-48 Fri -1130463228-.01.jpg 36°49?26?N 139°20?23?E / 36.82386899°N 139.33980622°E / 36.82386899; 139.33980622 (Marunuma Dam) [3]
Former Maeda Family Main Residence

ky?-Maeda-ke hontei
1929-30 Meguro Tokyo designation comprises eight components: western-style residence, main gate, and gatehouse (1929), and Japanese-style residence, two associated corridors, waiting area for a chashitsu, and gate (1930) Former Maeda Estate 2009.jpg 35°39?44?N 139°40?49?E / 35.66220492°N 139.68015108°E / 35.66220492; 139.68015108 (Former Maeda Family Main Residence) [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11]
Former Residence of Prince Asaka

ky?-Asaka-no-miya tei
1933-36 Minato Tokyo designation comprises five components: main building, warehouse, garage, and front gate (1933), and tea house (1936); now the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum Teien art museum.jpg 35°38?13?N 139°43?09?E / 35.63687095°N 139.71929551°E / 35.63687095; 139.71929551 (Former Reisdence of Prince Asaka) [12] [13] [14] [15] [16]
Former Tokyo Science Museum: main building
?
ky?-T?ky? Kagaku Hakubutsukan honkan
1931 Tait? Tokyo part of the rebuilding after the Great Kant? earthquake; now the National Museum of Nature and Science NMNC01s3200.jpg 35°42?59?N 139°46?35?E / 35.71638985°N 139.77640333°E / 35.71638985; 139.77640333 (Former Tokyo Science Museum) [17]
Former Tokyo Imperial Museum: main building
?
ky?-T?ky? Teishitsu Hakubutsukan honkan
1937 Tait? Tokyo constructed after the Great Kant? earthquake at a cost of six million yen after the design by Watanabe Hitoshi; now the Tokyo National Museum[3] Tokyo National Museum, Honkan 2010.jpg 35°43?07?N 139°46?35?E / 35.71869186°N 139.77631825°E / 35.71869186; 139.77631825 (Former Tokyo Imperial Museum) [18]
Former Baba Family Ushigome Residence
?
ky?-Baba-ke Ushigome tei
1928 Shinjuku Tokyo 35°41?56?N 139°44?19?E / 35.69882194°N 139.738515°E / 35.69882194; 139.738515 (Former Baba Family Ushigome Residence) [19]
National Museum of Western Art: main building

Kokuritsu Seiy? Bijutsukan honkan
1959 Tait? Tokyo by Le Corbusier; component of the serial UNESCO World Heritage List inscription The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier: an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement;[4] not a National Treasure National museum of western art05s3200.jpg 35°42?56?N 139°46?33?E / 35.71544228°N 139.77585345°E / 35.71544228; 139.77585345 (National Museum of Western Art) [20]
Mitsui main building
?
Mitsui honkan
1929 Ch Tokyo built to replace the 1889 headquarters, heavily damaged in the Great Kant? earthquake; now houses the Mitsui Memorial Museum[5][6] Mitsui Main Building 2009.jpg 35°41?11?N 139°46?23?E / 35.68631455°N 139.77316571°E / 35.68631455; 139.77316571 (Mitsui main building) [21]
Jiy? Gakuen House of Tomorrow
?
Jiy? Gakuen my?nichikan
1927 Toshima Tokyo by Frank Lloyd Wright; formerly the Jiyu Gakuen Girls' School; designation comprises four components: central building (1921), east classroom building (1925), west classroom building (1922), and lecture hall (1927) Jiyu gakuen myonichikan.JPG 35°43?36?N 139°42?26?E / 35.72668075°N 139.70723087°E / 35.72668075; 139.70723087 (Jiy? Gakuen House of Tomorrow) [22]
Kachidoki Bridge

Kachidoki bashi
1940 Ch Tokyo movable bridge Kachidokibashi01.jpg 35°39?44?N 139°46?30?E / 35.66223483°N 139.77491824°E / 35.66223483; 139.77491824 (Kachidoki Bridge) [23]
Kiyosu Bridge

Kiyosu bashi
1928 Ch Tokyo suspension bridge reconstructed after the Great Kant? earthquake Kiyosubashi, bridge.jpg 35°40?57?N 139°47?31?E / 35.68242422°N 139.79188212°E / 35.68242422; 139.79188212 (Kiyosu Bridge) [24]
Waseda University Okuma Memorial Hall

Waseda daigaku ?kuma kinen k?d?
1927 Shinjuku Tokyo named after the founder, ?kuma Shigenobu Okuma Auditorium.jpg 35°42?32?N 139°43?18?E / 35.70891402°N 139.72153606°E / 35.70891402; 139.72153606 (Waseda University ?kuma Auditorium) [25]
Sonkeikaku Bunko

Sonkeikaku Bunko
1928 Meguro Tokyo designation comprises four components: library, archive, storage space, and gate Sonkeikaku Bunko Gateway.jpg 35°39?46?N 139°40?46?E / 35.662884°N 139.679367°E / 35.662884; 139.679367 (Sonkeikaku Bunko) [26] [27] [28] [29]
Tsukiji Hongan-ji Main Hall
?
Tsukji Hongaji hond?
1934 Ch Tokyo by It? Ch?ta Tsukiji Honganji 2009.jpg 35°39?59?N 139°46?20?E / 35.66651194°N 139.77227194°E / 35.66651194; 139.77227194 (Tsukiji Honganji Main Hall) [30]
Meiji Life Insurance Mutual headquarters: main building

Meiji seimei hokens? gogaisha honsha honkan
1934 Chiyoda Tokyo now the headquarters of Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company Head Office 2009.jpg 35°40?44?N 139°45?42?E / 35.67896494°N 139.76163183°E / 35.67896494; 139.76163183 (Meiji Life Insurance Mutual headquarters: main building) [31]
Takashimaya Tokyo store

Takashimaya T?ky?-ten
1933 Ch Tokyo occupies an entire city block Takashimaya Nihonbashi Store 2010.jpg 35°40?51?N 139°46?25?E / 35.68078333°N 139.7734784°E / 35.68078333; 139.7734784 (Takashimaya Tokyo store) [32]
Japan National Route 1 Hakone Yumoto road facilities
??
Kokud? ichig? Hakone Yumoto d?ro shisetsu
1930-31 Hakone Kangawa designation comprises three components: the Chitose Bridge (1930), Kanrei D?mon tunnel (1931), and Asahi Bridge (1933) Kanreidomon -01.jpg 35°13?57?N 139°05?47?E / 35.23258224°N 139.09639263°E / 35.23258224; 139.09639263 (Japan National Route 1 Hakone Yumoto road facilities) [33] [34] [35]
Former Sado Mining Sites

ky?-Sado k?zan saik? shisetsu
1937-1940 Sado Niigata designation comprises eight components: great shaft tower (1940), associated chamber (1940), tunnels (1940), ore crushing facility (1937), conveyor belts (1938), machinery workshop (1940), and two Meiji-period bridges; The Sado complex of heritage mines, primarily gold mines have been submitted for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List[7] 38°02?36?N 138°15?36?E / 38.04326374°N 138.25986432°E / 38.04326374; 138.25986432 (Former Sado Mining Sites) [36] [37] [38] [39] [40] [41]
Bandai Bridge

Bandai bashi
1929 Niigata Niigata 306.9 m long, 22 m wide Bandaibashi-Bridge-01.JPG 37°55?11?N 139°03?11?E / 37.9195999°N 139.05307286°E / 37.9195999; 139.05307286 (Bandai Bridge) [42]
Shiraiwa Check Dam Facility
??
Shiraiwa entei sab? shisetsu
1939 Toyama Toyama check dam to reduce erosion and flooding; designation comprises four components: main dam (1939), sub-dam (1919), boards (1939), and shoring works (1939) Siraiwadam.jpg 36°32?55?N 137°32?04?E / 36.54851948°N 137.53453884°E / 36.54851948; 137.53453884 (Shiraiwa Check Dam Facility) [43] [44] [45]
Fugan Canal Lock Facility (Nakajima Lock Gate)
?? (?)
Fugan unga suik? shisetsu (Nakajima k?mon)
1934 Toyama Toyama designation comprises five components: lock, spillway, Nakajima Bridge (two components), and control room Nakajimakomon.jpg 36°43?32?N 137°32?04?E / 36.72560707°N 137.53453884°E / 36.72560707; 137.53453884 (Fugan Canal Lock Facility (Nakajima Lock Gate)) [46] [47] [48] [49] [50]
Katakurakan

Katakurakan
1928 Suwa Nagano western-style spa complex; designation comprises three components: bath house, meeting hall, and connecting corridor 130607 Katakurakan Kamisuwa Onsen Japan07s3.jpg 36°02?54?N 138°06?47?E / 36.04844246°N 138.11314514°E / 36.04844246; 138.11314514 (Katakurakan) [51] [52] [53]
Atami Hy?ga Family Villa Annex

ky?-Hy?ga-ke Atami bettei chikashitsu
1936 Atami Shizuoka by Bruno Taut 35°06?12?N 139°04?54?E / 35.1033748°N 139.08161794°E / 35.1033748; 139.08161794 (Atami Hy?ga Family Villa Annex) [54]
Aichi Prefectural Government Office

Aichi-kench?sha
1938 Nagoya Aichi Aichi Prefectural Government Office.JPG 35°10?49?N 136°54?24?E / 35.18021426°N 136.90662217°E / 35.18021426; 136.90662217 (Aichi Prefectural Government Office) [55]
Nagoya City Hall

Nagoya-shich?sha
1933 Nagoya Aichi Nagoya City Hall 2011-10-28.jpg 35°10?53?N 136°54?23?E / 35.18142779°N 136.90636042°E / 35.18142779; 136.90636042 (Nagoya City Hall) [56]
Nagoya Higashiyama Botanical Garden greenhouse
?
Nagoya-shi Higashiyama shokubutsuen
1936 Nagoya Aichi one of the first iron and glass buildings in the country Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens 2011-10-08.jpg 35°09?15?N 136°58?56?E / 35.15430049°N 136.98216324°E / 35.15430049; 136.98216324 (Nagoya Higashiyama Botanical Garden greenhouse) [57]
Hinjitsukan
?
ky?-Hinjitsukan
1935 Ise Mie guesthouse for visitors to Ise Jingu; designation comprises three components: main building (1887), storeroom (1887), and hall (1935) 34°30?29?N 136°47?04?E / 34.50809734°N 136.78440859°E / 34.50809734; 136.78440859 (Hinjitsukan) [58]
Haiseiden

Haiseiden
1942 Iga Mie by It? Ch?ta for the 300th anniversary celebrations of Matsuo Bash?; in the grounds of Iga Ueno Castle Haiseiden.jpg 34°46?19?N 136°07?43?E / 34.77184023°N 136.1285581°E / 34.77184023; 136.1285581 (Haiseiden) [59]
Suehiro Bridge
?
Suehiro ky?ry?
1930 Yokkaichi Mie bascule bridge; former Yokkaichi Port Station railway bridge Suehiro bridge (open).JPG 34°57?16?N 136°38?00?E / 34.95458003°N 136.63327977°E / 34.95458003; 136.63327977 (Suehiro Bridge) [60]
Kamigamo Jinja

Kamigamo Jinja Kataoka hashi
1926 Kyoto Kyoto designation comprises thirty-four components, mainly dating to the early Edo period, also including the Kataoka Bridge () of 1926 Kamo-wakeikazuchi-jinja15n3200.jpg 35°03?38?N 135°45?10?E / 35.06051834°N 135.75272852°E / 35.06051834; 135.75272852 (Kamigamo Jinja Kataoka Bridge) [61]
Nomura Hekiuns?

Nomura Hekiuns?
1928 Kyoto Kyoto villa built for Tokushichi Nomura II in the grounds of Nanzen-ji; the gardens use water from Lake Biwa Canal; designation comprises seventeen components, including a Noh stage and chashitsu; six date from the Taish? era and the remainder from 1928 35°00?49?N 135°47?35?E / 35.01353526°N 135.79302579°E / 35.01353526; 135.79302579 (Nomura Hekiuns?) [62]
?e Bridge and Yodoya Bridge

?e bashi oyobi Yodoya bashi
1935 Osaka Osaka over the Ky?-Yodo River via Nakanoshima; Yodoya Bridge pictured Yodoyabashi01 2048.jpg 34°41?41?N 135°30?04?E / 34.69473248°N 135.50114385°E / 34.69473248; 135.50114385 (?e Bridge and Yodoya Bridge) [63] [64]
Mengy? Kaikan
?
Mengy? kaikan
1931 Osaka Osaka for leaders of the textile industry Mengyo Kaikan Osaka Japan01.jpg 34°41?08?N 135°30?14?E / 34.68544593°N 135.50383668°E / 34.68544593; 135.50383668 (Mengy? Kaikan) [65]
Kobe College

K?be jo-gakuin
1933 Kobe Hy?go designation comprises twelve components Vories kc 02.jpg 34°45?39?N 135°21?07?E / 34.760833°N 135.351833°E / 34.760833; 135.351833 (Kobe College) [66][67][68][69][70][71][72][73][74][75][76][77]
Anglican Church in Japan - Nara Episcopal Church

Nihon seik?kai Nara Kirisuto ky?kai
1937 Nara Nara designation comprises two components: the church (1930) and school building (192) 34°40?58?N 135°49?46?E / 34.68275627°N 135.82946977°E / 34.68275627; 135.82946977 (Anglican Church in Japan - Nara Episcopal Church) [78] [79]
Former K?ya-guchi School Building

ky?-K?ya-guchi jinj? k?t? sh? gakk? k?sha kaikan
1937 Hashimoto Wakayama 34°18?14?N 135°33?11?E / 34.30383767°N 135.55299524°E / 34.30383767; 135.55299524 (Former K?ya-guchi School Building) [80]
Mitani Waterworks Facility Site
?
ky?-Mitani suigenchi suid? shisetsu
1926-28 Tottori Tottori designation comprises ten components, eight dating to the Taish? period, the fifth filtration pond to 1928 and the meter room to 1926-8 35°29?11?N 134°17?15?E / 35.48635487°N 134.28757652°E / 35.48635487; 134.28757652 (Mitani Waterworks Facility Site) [81] [82]
Ishitani Family Residence

Ishitani-ke j?taku
1926-28 Chizu Tottori designation with eight components, two dating to the Meiji period, three to the Taish? period, the main building to 1928, parlour to 1926-8, and family room to 1928 Ishitani residence02 2816.jpg 35°16?12?N 134°13?49?E / 35.27013223°N 134.23033923°E / 35.27013223; 134.23033923 (Ishitani Family Residence) [83] [84] [85]
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Hiroshima heiwa kinen shiry?kan
1955 Hiroshima Hiroshima by Kenzo Tange; in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum 2009.jpg 34°23?31?N 132°27?08?E / 34.39181677°N 132.45210905°E / 34.39181677; 132.45210905 (Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum) [86]
Hiroshima World Peace Memorial Cathedral

Sekai heiwa kinen seid?
1954 Hiroshima Hiroshima by T?go Murano Hiroshima World Peace Memorial Cathedral.jpg 34°23?44?N 132°28?04?E / 34.39562422°N 132.46778135°E / 34.39562422; 132.46778135 (Hiroshima World Peace Memorial Cathedral) [87]
Watanabe Memorial Hall
?
Sekai heiwa kinen seid?
1937 Ube Yamaguchi by T?go Murano; for industrialist Watanabe Sukesaku (?) Watanabe Memorial Hall (Ube).jpg 33°57?29?N 131°14?41?E / 33.95812613°N 131.24463502°E / 33.95812613; 131.24463502 (Watanabe Memorial Hall) [88]
Arichi Family Residence

Arichi-ke j?taku
1926-45 Yamaguchi Yamaguchi designation comprises seven components, one dating to the Meiji period, three to the Taish? period, and a Nagaya (1929), pickles hut (1926-45), and bottle washery (1936) 34°13?53?N 131°39?48?E / 34.23147117°N 131.66324044°E / 34.23147117; 131.66324044 (Arichi Family Residence) [89] [90] [91]
Mikawa Family Residence

Mikawa-ke j?taku
1928 Tokushima Tokushima illustrates the proliferation of modern materials and styles Mikawa House.jpg 34°03?59?N 134°33?22?E / 34.06643276°N 134.55620371°E / 34.06643276; 134.55620371 (Mikawa Family Residence) [92]
H?nen'ike Dam

H?nen-ike entei
1929 Kan'onji Kagawa 145.5 m wide, 30.4 m high Hounenike Dam-01.jpg 34°02?30?N 133°41?05?E / 34.04177038°N 133.68460847°E / 34.04177038; 133.68460847 (H?nen'ike Dam) [93]
Nagahama ?hashi Bridge
?
Nagahama-?hashi
1935 ?zu Ehime Movable bridge in Nagahama Ehime,JAPAN.jpg 33°36?36?N 132°28?47?E / 33.61004579°N 132.47968715°E / 33.61004579; 132.47968715 (Nagahama ?hashi Bridge) [94]
Hizuchi Primary School

Hizuchi sh?gakk?
1956-58 Yawatahama Ehime designation comprises two components, central block (1956) and east wing (1958) Yawatahama Hizuchi ES.JPG 33°30?02?N 132°25?40?E / 33.50057015°N 132.4277976°E / 33.50057015; 132.4277976 (Hizuchi Primary School) [95] [96]
Yanase Forest Railway Facilities
?
ky?-Yanase shinrin tetsud? shisetsu
to 1941 K?chi designation includes fourteen component tunnels and bridges, four from the Meiji period, five from the Taish? period and five from the Sh?wa period 33°29?15?N 134°00?09?E / 33.4874299°N 134.00262903°E / 33.4874299; 134.00262903 (Yanase Forest Railway Facilities) [97] [98] [99] [100] [101]
Shime Shaft Mine Intake

ky?-Shime k?gy?sho tatek? yagura
1943 Shime Fukuoka for shaft mining in the Kasuya coal fields (?); 47.6 m Winding tower of Shime 1.jpg 33°35?26?N 130°29?09?E / 33.59047855°N 130.48573397°E / 33.59047855; 130.48573397 (Shime Shaft Mine Intake) [102]
Chikugo River Lift Bridge
()
ky?-Chikugogawa ky?ry? (Chikugogawa sh?kaiky?)
1935 ?kawa Fukuoka Vertical-lift bridge; 507.2 m Chikugo River Lift Bridge DOWN 20110914.jpg 33°12?54?N 130°21?42?E / 33.21505534°N 130.36169856°E / 33.21505534; 130.36169856 (Chikugo River Lift Bridge) [103]
Nabeshima Family Residence

ky?-Nabeshima-ke j?taku
1930 Unzen Nagasaki designation comprises five components, dating from the Edo, Meiji and Sh?wa periods (the main building) Kojirokuji Nabeshima Residence 03.jpg 32°52?12?N 130°16?04?E / 32.87009579°N 130.2676469°E / 32.87009579; 130.2676469 (Nabeshima Family Residence) [104]
Hakusui Dam Facilities
?
Hakusui tame-ike entei suiri shisetsu
1938 Taketa ?ita designation comprises two components, the main dam and sub-dam Hakusui-Dam right-bank.jpg 32°54?19?N 131°19?38?E / 32.90515518°N 131.32715962°E / 32.90515518; 131.32715962 (Hakusui Dam Facilities) [105] [106]
Tsukayama Awamori Production Facilities

Tsukayama shuz?sho shisetsu
1935 Nago Okinawa designation comprises two components: main building, which includes residential quarters; and the koji house 26°35?29?N 127°59?00?E / 26.59149628°N 127.98321166°E / 26.59149628; 127.98321166 (Tsukayama Awamori Production Facilities) [107] [108]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Cultural Properties for Future Generations". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties? ()?" (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "Construction of the new Honkan: The Museum during World War II". Tokyo National Museum. Retrieved 2013.
  4. ^ "The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement". UNESCO. Retrieved 2016.
  5. ^ Watanabe Hiroshi (2001). The Architecture of T?ky?. Edition Axel Menges. p. 99. ISBN 3-930698-93-5.
  6. ^ "Mitsui Honkan (architectural drawings)" (PDF). Architectural Institute of Japan. Retrieved 2012.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "The Sado complex of heritage mines, primarily gold mines". UNESCO. Retrieved 2016.

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