What is the Frankfurt Green Belt?

The Frankfurt Green Belt (Frankfurter Grüngürtel) is a circular space that runs around the core city of Frankfurt. It covers approximately 8,000 hectares, which corresponds to about a third of Frankfurt's city area. The Green Belt of Frankfurt was initiated in 1991 as one of the first green belts in the world with a constitution,

Why does Frankfurt have so few inhabitants?

Frankfurt is a comparatively small city. The European metropolis has gained around 100,000 new residents (+16 %) in the past 10 years, but only around 750,000 people live within the city limits. This places Frankfurt in 5th place in the largest German cities: Berlin (3.9 million inhabitants) Hamburg (1.8 million inhabitants) Munich (1.5 million inhabitants)

Why are there high-rise buildings in Frankfurt?

Frankfurt is the leading high-rise city in Germany and one of just a few high-rise cities in Europe. No other city in Germany can boast such a skyline of skyscrapers, with more than 450 high-rise buildings (according to Phorio). 19 of Germany's 20 tallest skyscrapers are located in Frankfurt, and more than 50 new high-rise

Interview with Peter Feldmann

Home > Magazin > Interviews > Peter Feldmann The challenges in the City of Frankfurt over the Next Fifteen Years Lord Mayor Peter Feldmann in conversation with the SKYLINE ATLAS SKYLINE ATLAS: Mr. Feldmann, as Lord Mayor of the City of Frankfurt, you are at the cutting edge for meeting the problems and demands of