What Were the Frankfurt House Fights?

The Frankfurt House Fights (in German: "Frankfurter Häuserkampf") took place in the 1970s and included protest movements, rallies and demonstrations, especially by left-wing political activists. The protests were primarily directed against the speculation of land in Frankfurt's Westend district. The Frankfurt House Fights mark the beginning of the German squatter movement and the beginning of

What is monument protection?

Monument protection serves to protect cultural monuments and overall facilities relevant to cultural history (ensemble protection). The aim of monument protection in Germany is to ensure that monuments are permanently preserved and are not falsified, damaged, impaired or destroyed. As a rule, monument protection refers to mostly architecturally designed cultural assets that are to be