New High-Rise on the Grounds of St. Matthew’s Church

In July 2020, a somewhat inconspicuous message ran over the ticker. The Hamburg project developer Becken announced that it had acquired an area of around 2,450 square meters (26,371 square feet) of the St. Matthew's Church (Matthäuskirche) on the corner of the Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage and Hohenstaufenstrasse streets. The remaining part of the area, around 650 square


MesseTurm is a skyscraper and Frankfurt's 2nd tallest high-rise building. It lies at Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage street and is bordering the exhibition grounds. MesseTurm was designed by Helmut Jahn for the American project developer Tishman Speyer. The tower is 256.5 meters tall and not publicly accessible to visitors. MesseTurm has a striking pyramid on the roof. The