Kanban kenchiku toys and scale models

I recently remarked how model-train enthusiasts have helped keep alive the memory of various architectural styles, including signboard/billboard architecture.

These toys provide possibly the best and clearest visual explanation of the design elements of these structures (source):

Here are a few more examples of models or toys that celebrate the kanban kenchiku style.

And this “DioTown Billboard Architecture Copperplate” (source):


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