Skyline without Elevators? Unthinkable!

What would Frankfurt's banking district be and would there be high-rise buildings like the Messeturm or the Commerzbank Tower without them? Elevators! They are the safest and most widely used means of transportation in the world during the day and therefore one of the most important means of transport in today's society. Yet they are not just

Lupp

Lupp is a group of companies from Nidda near Frankfurt am Main that has existed for over 100 years. It is one of the largest and oldest building contractors and project developers in Germany and has approximately 750 employees. The spectrum of services ranges from development to construction and operation of a building. The three pillars

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Helaba-Bank presents plans for Central Business Tower

Frankfurt's banking district continues to grow. Construction work will begin this year on the new Central Business Tower at the intersection of Neue Mainzer Strasse and Junghofstrasse. The plans for the high-rise are older and were drawn up by KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten in 2001, but due to financial difficulties, including those of the then

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SILENCE – Frankfurt From the Air During the Coronavirus Lockdown in April 2020

SKYLINE ATLAS regularly reports on news about high-rise buildings and urban development in Frankfurt. This production, which shows the almost empty European banking capital, was created during the Corona crisis. The recent video project by Thomas Gessner, who is an editorial member of the SKYLINE ATLAS, shows how much the corona pandemic has brought life

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. Both Old Town and New Town were considered a gem of

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

Financial District

The Financial District of Frankfurt is an inner-city development area in which a large number of banks, law firms, and organizations (particularly from the financial sector) are located. The Financial District is not an independent district and has no fixed boundaries, and is also called Banking District (in German: Bankenviertel). Today, areas of the western

Central Business Tower

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. The architectural design included an approximately 197 meters (646 feet) tall office building designed by KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten (at the time known as