The revival and growth of Tokyo’s industrial strength in the 1920s was astonishing. During this period, many factories were constructed in the suburbs outside central Tokyo. Some of these suburbs, such as Fuchû, Musashino, Higashi-Murayama, and Akishima, were located in cities in the outlying areas of Tokyo. Others were in the adjacent prefecture of Kanagawa, in Kawasaki and 6DJDPLKDUDDSSUR[LPDWHO\²NLORPHWHUVIURPWKHKHDUWRI7RN\R2WKHUVOD\ VWLOOIDUWKHURXWVXFKDVÑWDLQ*XQPDSUHIHFWXUHVRPH²NLORPHWHUVIURP the center of the capital.