By MICHINORI ISHIDAIRA/ Staff Writer
October 11, 2022 at 07:10 JST
An aerial photo of the Imperial Palace and its surroundings taken in 1952 shows the present-day Otemachi district, in the bottom right corner, used as a parking lot after it was requisitioned by U.S. troops. Seen in the bottom left corner is the Gyoko-dori street. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
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