• Kyodo

  • SHARE

An old briefcase containing draft plans and other documents linked to U.S. architect Jay Hill Morgan, who designed the former Marunouchi Building near Tokyo Station among other structures in Japan from the 1920s, has been discovered in Yokohama, local officials said.

Researchers are combing the valuable contents of the brown leather briefcase, which was found in a warehouse, for information about Yokohama from that era, according to the Yokohama Archives of History.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)