Sightseeing office opens at Myogadani Station
The Myogadani Kaiwai Project, which provides information online about the area around Myogadani Station on Tokyo Metro’s Marunouchi Line, recently opened an office called “Myogadani Information (M Information)” in front of the station.
There are a number of sightseeing spots around the subway station, including Koishikawa Botanical Garden; the Harimazaka street known for cherry blossoms; places associated with noted novelists such as Soseki Natsume, Kafu Nagai and Kobo Abe; and prestigious shrines and temples. The landscape itself is also attractive with a lot of sloping streets.
Nakamura contacted Inatomi in June this year and recommended he utilize a space that his company had rented on the mezzanine floor of the building where the company has its office.
今回取り上げる表現は “mezzanine” /mézənìːn/です。
『リーダーズ英和中辞典』(研究社)で調べると, 「[建]中二階, メザニン」とありました。これは, ２つの階の間の小さな階を表すそうです。
Merriam-Webster.comには “a low-ceilinged story between two main stories of a building”と定義されています。