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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, also referred to as Tokyo City Hall or Tochō, is designed by architect Kenzo Tange (and associates).The main building has many symbolic touches, most notably the aforementioned split which re-creates the look of a Gothic cathedral.The other two buildings in the complex are the eight-story Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly Building (including one underground floor) and Tokyo Metropolitan Main Building No.2, which has 37 stories including three below ground.

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