What Were the Frankfurt House Fights?

The Frankfurt House Fights (in German: "Frankfurter Häuserkampf") took place in the 1970s and included protest movements, rallies and demonstrations, especially by left-wing political activists. The protests were primarily directed against the speculation of land in Frankfurt's Westend district. The Frankfurt House Fights mark the beginning of the German squatter movement and the beginning of

Union Investment Highrise

The Union Investment high-rise is an office building in the Bahnhofsviertel district. The tower was built in 1977 according to plans and designs drawn up by Speerplan Regional- und Urbanplaner GmbH and Neue Heimat Städtebau Südwest GmbH. Originally, the property was known as the Neue Heimat high-rise, later it was renamed the DG Bank high-rise.

What is the Wallservitut?

Wallservitut is a regulation issued in 1827 to protect the public green spaces in Frankfurt, which were created to replace the former Frankfurt city fortifications. After the adoption of Wallservitut, the green areas on today's Wallanlagen remained protected from development after 1806. Only the outside of the streets that form the current Anlagenring (lit. "Wall

T8 – Taunusanlage 8

T8 is a 68 meter (225 feet) high office block that was built in 2016 and is located in Frankfurt's Financial District. The building name T8 is derived from the address Taunusanlage 8. The T8 tower is located next to Marienturm in the first row at Wallanlagen, a ring-shaped green area around the city center.The

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Quest Investment Partners and Competo Acquire Office Complex in Frankfurt City From Peakside Capital

The real estate project developer QUEST Investment Partners and the Munich investment specialist Competo Capital Partners have founded a 50:50 joint venture and thus acquired an office complex at Baseler Strasse 46-48/Gutleutstrasse 80-82 in Frankfurt from Peakside Capital. The three houses dating from 1957 and 1994 combine almost 13,000 square meters (139,930 square feet) of