Why did Frankfurt have abusive names?

The city of Frankfurt has been an important trading and financial center since the Middle Ages. Before the Second World War there were more than 1,250 half-timbered houses in the historic old town, which made Frankfurt one of the most important medieval half-timbered towns. The city center was considered a gem of the German metropolis

What are the Wallanlagen?

Wallanlagen (lit. "Wall Parks") form an approximately 5 kilometer (3.1 miles) long, ring-shaped green area around the city center of Frankfurt. The parkland runs along the former city walls, which were built in the 14th century and demolished in the early 19th century. The former course of the Frankfurt city fortifications was landscaped as a

Banking District

The Banking District of Frankfurt is an inner-city area in which a large number of banks, law firms, and organizations (particularly from the financial sector) are located. The Banking District is not an independent district and has no fixed boundaries. Today, areas of the western city center, the eastern Bahnhofsviertel (lit. Railway Station District) and

Neue Mainzer Strasse 57-59

At the intersection of Neue Mainzer Strasse and Junghofstrasse, a new skyscraper is to be built. The plans for the skyscraper are from the past and originated in the year 2001. This plan could now be taken into reality. In the 1998 high-rise development plan, the skyscraper project was known as Frankfurter Sparkasse 1822 and