The city of Frankfurt has been an important trading and financial center since the Middle Ages. Before the Second World War there were more than 1,250 half-timbered houses in the historic old town, which made Frankfurt one of the most important medieval half-timbered towns. The city center was considered a gem of the German metropolis
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
In the Westend district of Frankfurt, Art-Invest Real Estate and Red Square are starting the development of the office property MORROW at the street Oberlindau. The construction project covers both the interior and exterior of the ten-storey office building. Featuring a total rentable area of approximately 7,000 square meters (75,347 square feet), contemporary office space
Westend Ensemble is an upscale residential complex south of the Westend district on the site of the former Oberpostdirektion (central postal office). The residential building has a gross floor area of 19,800 square meters (213,125 square feet) and was designed by the MOW Architekten. Part of the development is a 12-story high point. The project
160 Park View is located in the immediate vicinity of Goethe University and is a new type of double tower with hotel and residential use. In the 160 Park View project, an existing office building called Hochhaus am Park with 26 floors is being gutted and repositioned. Above a common base, two towers of different
The Fingerplan from 1967/1968 (also referred to five finger plan), created in the aegis of the planning department head Hans Kampffmeyer, was a city planning scheme, starting from the Anlagenring, in which intensive building was permitted along several strips. The Fingerplan had far-reaching consequences for the development of high-rise buildings, particularly in the Westend district.