Posts tagged "Musashikoyama"
Musashikoyama Palm Shotengai, Session 3

Musashikoyama Palm Shotengai, Session 3

This post wasn’t supposed to be a post. I had taken photowalks of the Musashikoyama Palm Shōtengai (武蔵小山商店街パルム) in 2012 (Palm Shotengai in Musashikoyama) and 2013 (Musashikoyama Palm Shotengai, Session 2). In 2014 August, on one of the last days in Tokyo of our first trip to Japan as a family of three, I brought...
Musashikoyama Palm Shotengai, Session 2

Musashikoyama Palm Shotengai, Session 2

On my first visit to the Musashikoyama Palm Shōtengai (武蔵小山商店街パルム), I was focused on getting a representative sample of photos from the entire arcade, and explaining the form and function of shōtengai using Palm as an exemplar. This time takes a more casual approach, lingering on whatever happened to be interesting at the time. Where...
Palm Shotengai in Musashikoyama

Palm Shotengai in Musashikoyama

Palm is a pedestrian shopping street (商店街 shōtengai) that runs through Koyama 3-chome and Ebara 3-chome in Tokyo’s Shinagawa Ward. Its full name, Musashikoyama Palm Shōtengai (武蔵小山商店街パルム), refers to its location in the neighborhood around Musashikoyama Station on the Tōkyū Meguro Line. Though I’m still trying to get my hands on authoritative data, the consensus...