A Study on the Arrangement process and Disappearance process of the Gangi Arcade in the Modem Ages. 1. In the early part of the Meiji Era the Gangi Arcade were arranged under various instructions from the prefectural governments that aimed at securing the alley function. Arrangement process of the Gangi Arcade had two types. (1) In the early part of the Meiji Era the Gangi Arcade were arranged in public land. (2) The Gangi Arcade had been arranged in private land since then. 2. The Gangi Arcade waned or disappeared. It was the following reasons. (1) Conflagrations (Aomori, Hachinohe, Niigata), (2) The urban planning after the Second World War (Hirosaki).