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

T8 – Taunusanlage 8

T8 is a 68 meter (225 feet) high office block that was built in 2016 and is located in Frankfurt's Banking District. The building name T8 is derived from the address Taunusanlage 8. The T8 tower is located next to Marienturm in the first row at Wallanlagen, a ring-shaped green area around the city center.The

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

Marienturm

Marienturm is a 155-meter (508 feet) tall high-rise, built in the Financial District during the year 2019. Marienturm belongs to the project Marieninsel, which also contains a 40-meter high office building called Marienforum on Mainzer Landstrasse. The location is a prominent place at Wallanlagen which closes a "gap" between the new high-rise of Credit Suisse

Framework Plan CBD 1990 (Rahmenplan Bankenviertel)

With the 1990 Framework Plan for the CBD ("Rahmenplan Bankenviertel"), the City of Frankfurt wanted to express its political opinion on how and where high-rise buildings should have been built in the Banking District. Using this master plan, it was intended to give investors and clients better orientation. The Framework Plan for the CBD was