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

What are the Wallanlagen?

Wallanlagen (lit. "Wall Parks") form an approximately 5 kilometer (3.1 miles) long, ring-shaped green area around the city center of Frankfurt. The parkland runs along the former city walls, which were built in the 14th century and demolished in the early 19th century. The former course of the Frankfurt city fortifications was landscaped as a