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

Frankfurt Economic Development Corporation

The Frankfurt Economic Development Corporation (in German: Wirtschaftsförderung Frankfurt GmbH) has the task of promoting Frankfurt as a business location. The economic promotion takes the form of material, personal, and financial support. If the promotion has been successful, the funding measures amortize through employment growth, additional tax income, and the attractiveness of the location. The

Light Tower

Light Tower (also called Lighttower) is an approx. 75 meters (492 feet) high office tower on Hanauer Landstrasse, which was designed by the architects meyerschmitzmorkramer. Light Tower was created after a complete renovation by the Wolff & Müller construction company in 2005. The office building was originally built in 1966 and was vacant at the

Panorama Residenz

Panorama Residenz is a new real estate project in which a the former office tower at Ostparkstrasse 45 is totally renovated and converted into a residential tower featuring micro apartments. The project was designed by Karl Dudler Architekten and comprises a total of 61 freehold apartments. The original office tower will be expanded by a

What is the Wallservitut?

Wallservitut is a regulation issued in 1827 to protect the public green spaces in Frankfurt, which were created to replace the former Frankfurt city fortifications. After the adoption of Wallservitut, the green areas on today's Wallanlagen remained protected from development after 1806. Only the outside of the streets that form the current Anlagenring (lit. "Wall

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,

High-Rise Master Plan 2021

Using the high-rise master plan 2021, the City of Frankfurt wants to express its political opinion on how and where new skyscrapers are to be built in the future. Using this instrument investors and clients can better orient themselves. The planning department is currently working on updating the high-rise development plan 2000, which was updated

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