08

Jun

Magnus Kaminiarz is dead

The well-known Frankfurt-based architect Magnus Kaminiarz died in April 2019 at the age of 54 years. Mr. Kaminiarz became known to the public primarily through the skyscrapers EDEN and Grand Tower he designed. The architectural design for the Grand Tower has won several architectural prizes lately and is currently Germany's highest residential tower. The Frankfurt

21

Mar

High-rise Development Plan: What we know and don’t know

Large cities use so-called master plans for better city planning. An urban development master plan is an informal planning tool for exploring development potential in a city or district and outlining perspectives for its future use. The City of Frankfurt wants to use the 2021 high-rise development plan to express its political opinion on how

28

Jun

Dining in the air – Henninger Turm 2017

The view restaurant in the new Henninger Turm is to open somewhat later than planned. According to operator, Mook Group, the opening was originally planned for the middle of the fourth quarter of 2017. The opening of the viewing terrace, on the other hand, was accounced to take place earlier: from the end of September 2017,

27

Jun

Late honour for the AfE tower

In 2014, the AfE tower, a high-rise building of the Goethe University, was blown up by two controlled explosions. Thousands watched as the tower collapsed. Thanks to the confusing elevator system and the concrete architecture, the tower was not popular with many. Now, three years after the explosion, the AfE tower has been honoured in

19

May

New Office for Construction and Real Estate starts

Sylvia Weber and city councillor, Jan Schneider have announced the upcoming reform of the administration during two meetings at the Department of Property Management, and the School Administrators and Municipal Cleaning Staff, During intensive consultations and preparatory work, it was decided that areas of school development planning, the implementation of phase 0, the definition of

24

Mar

Petra Roth is now an honorary citizen

The former mayor of Frankfurt, Petra Roth (CDU), was awarded the honorary citizenship of the City of Frankfurt on 23 March 2017 by a large majority of the town council. This is the highest award that the City of Frankfurt has to award. Her successor, Lord Mayor Peter Feldmann (SPD), put forward Roth for the