Work to begin on former Gap site in Harajuku

Tokyu Plaza HarajukuTokyu Land Corporation announced that they will start construction work on their “Omotesando Project” site on November 12th.

The project is expected to be completed by Spring of 2012. The site was the former location of Gap and is located at the intersection of upscale Omotesando Avenue and Meiji Avenue with its casual fashion stores.

The architect for the project is Hiroshi Nakamura and NAP Co. Ltd. The upper terrace will be open and greenery to become a landmark and also to work in harmony with the Zelkova trees of Omotesando Avenue at the trees around Meiji Shrine.

Three fashion brand tenants are expected to move in, including Tommy Hilfiger.

Source: The Fastening Journal, November 9, 2010.

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