City East

City East (in German: City Ost) is a mixed-use development area around Frankfurt's East Station (Ostbahnhof), which is, like the Financial District, not formally precisely defined. City East is located in the Ostend (lit. "East End") district at the intersection of an established residential development in the western part and a predominantly commercial part on

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Nov

Will the New High-Rise Development Plan Be a Laughing Stock for Frankfurt?

In the last few weeks, Head of Planning Mike Josef (SPD) has brought the update of the Frankfurt high-rise master plan on its way. Coincidentally, shortly before the Hessian local elections will take place in March 2021. Since the new locations went through the local press a few days ago, there has been noticeably little

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Nov

Two Planning Teams Are Working on a New High-Rise Master Plan

The development of the updated high-rise master plan is picking up speed. The City of Frankfurt was able to formally assign the processing of the urban planning concepts to two teams of architecture and planning offices. These are 03 Architekten GmbH and Thomas Müller Ivan Reimann Gesellschaft von Architekten mbH with EBP Schweiz AG and

Great East

In the Frankfurt's City East, near East Station (Ostbahnhof) and the European Central Bank, a new residential complex is built consisting of a total of three buildings. The residential development comprises a total gross floor area (GFA) of 27,600 square meters (297,000 square feet) and bears the name Great East (formerly project name: Schwedler Trio).

Harbor Park Quarter

The company B&L Gruppe from Hamburg is developing three major projects at Frankfurt's City East (City Ost), where 500 apartments, a hotel, a 60-meter (197 feet) high office tower and a kindergarten are to be built. On a neighboring site east of Honsellstrasse, which is still part of the city, 150 apartments are being built,

Skytower (ECB)

The headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) is located in Frankfurt's City East and consists of two elements: the former wholesale market hall (Großmarkthalle) from 1928 and a 185-meter-high double tower with a shared facade. The ECB skyscraper was built in the architectural style of deconstructivism: From a distance you have the feeling that