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

Tallest Frankfurt high-rises over time

This page shows a list of the tallest high-rise buildings of their time in the Frankfurt city region, which were built between 1950 and today. The list is sorted in descending order by building height. Buildings that have been completely renovated in the meantime are treated as removed because their basic building properties have changed.The