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Architecture of Hesse

30 January 2010

1290 – Nikolai Kirche, Frankfurt

Dedicated to St. Nikolai (Nicholas) patron saint of boatmen. The church was built in 1290 to replace the court chapel in the Saalhof. Extensive renovations in the mid 1400s gave the church its...

30 January 2010

1405 – Rathaus, Frankfurt

The main attraction of the Römerberg is the red sandstone Rathaus Römer – Frankfurt’s city hall since 1405 – with its Gothic stepped gables made of Frankfurt’s trademark red sandstone. The coronation of...

30 January 2010

1500 – Römerberg, Frankfurt

This row of houses was built in 1983. Just like their extension, the “Schwarzer Stern” (“Black Star”), these are reconstructions of 15th and 16th century houses, which stood here until 1944. Along the...

30 January 2010

1509 – Liebfrauenkirche, Frankfurt

The Liebfrauenkirche (Church of our Lady) was donated by Wigel von Wanebach in the second decade of the 14th century. The original tiny building was enlarged early in the 15th century. The roof...

30 January 2010

1833 – Paulskirche, Frankfurt

Started in 1786 but not finished until 1833 because of war with France, Paulskirche is no longer a church. It was the site of the first German National Assembly in 1848 and it...

30 January 2010

1880 – Alte Oper, Frankfurt

Architect: Richard Lucae Opened by Kaiser Wilhelm I in 1880, the building was financed by wealthy Frankfurt citizens and was designed in Italian Renaissance style by Richard Lucae. Destroyed in a 1944 air...

30 January 2010

1881 – Dreikönigskirche, Frankfurt

The fine Gothic revival church, the Church of the Magi was built to replace an earlier church on this site. The first church was built in 1340 as a chapel to one of...

30 January 2010

1881 – Historical Museum, Frankfurt

The historical museum of the city Frankfurt/Main was created 1878. Its order was it to acquire “suitable articles from the entire area of the culture and Kunstaltertuemer with special consideration of the city...

30 January 2010

1977 – Eurotower, Frankfurt

Architect: Richard Heil The tower is 148 meters (486 feet) tall, has 40 floors and occupies 78.000 m² of office space. It is the seat of the European Central Bank (ECB) and currently...

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