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City-Haus on Platz der Republik is higher than expected

SKYLINE ATLAS regularly reviews archives and historical materials about buildings in Frankfurt. During such research we became aware of an article in the magazine Beton- und Stahlbetonbau from July 1975. In the article, written by Dipl-Ing. Raman Kürkchübasche, Consulting Engineer VBI, the structural design of Hochhaus Platz der Republik (today called City-Haus) was described in

Westend 1

Westend 1 is a high-rise building in the Westend district, bearing fascinating architecture and an impressive height of 208 meters (682 feet). The skyscraper was completed in 1993 and houses the headquarters of the DZ Bank. It was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox. The façade is made of fine, light granite, making it easy to