Skyscrapers, Frankfurt am Main

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    Messeturm

    by Polly74 Written Sep 29, 2004

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    Messeturm

    Favorite thing: Completed in 1991 according to the plans of the American architect Helmut Jahn, this office tower with its 63 floors and the instantly recognisable top has become Frankfurt’s modern city symbol.
    The Messeturm was built according to the design principles of the classic American skyscraper style of the 1920s and 1930s.

    Fondest memory: Messeturm
    Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 49
    60327 Frankfurt am Main

    http;//www.skyscrapers.com

    Stop U 4 Festhalle/Messe

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    Japan-Centre

    by Polly74 Written Sep 29, 2004

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    Japan Centre

    Favorite thing: In this oriental shape building there is a conference hall for up to 200 persons on the 1st floor.
    In front of the building there is an original Japanese stone garden

    Fondest memory: Address: Taunustor 2-4
    Stop U 1 - 5 Willy-Brandt-Platz

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    European Central Bank

    by Polly74 Written Sep 29, 2004

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    Eurobank

    Favorite thing: The European Central Bank is the main tenant of the building, and has separate entrances and security gates. Eurotower lies nearby the recently constructed Gallileo tower of Dresdner Bank.
    There are several shops in the base at street level.

    Fondest memory: European Central Bank
    Kaiserstrasse 29
    60311 Frankfurt am Main

    Phone +49 (0) 69 / 13 44 0
    Fax +49 (0) 69 / 13 44 60 00

    info@ecb.int

    http;//www.ecb.de

    Stop U 1 - 5 Willy-Brandt-Platz

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    Kronenhochhaus

    by Polly74 Written Sep 29, 2004

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    DZ Bank

    Favorite thing: The steel crown on top of this building weighs 95 metric tons and is heated in winter to avoid icing.
    A sculpture of a giant tie by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen is set up in front of the entrance.
    This building is located next to the City-Haus and belongs to the same bank.
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    Fondest memory: Address: Mainzer Landstraße 58
    Stop S1 - 6, S8 / 9 Taunusanlage

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    Deutsche Bank Zwillingstürme

    by Polly74 Written Sep 28, 2004

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    Zwillingstuerme

    Favorite thing: Allegedly the twin towers of the Deutsche Bank headquarters are called "Credit and Debit" by locals, these faceted glass towers are different colours depending on viewing angle. From above, they reflect the ground, appearing black and from the ground, they reflect the blue sky. The towers have a common podium base.

    Address: Tanusanlage 12
    Stop S1 - 6, S 8 / 9 Taunusanlage

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    See the Commerzbank building!!...

    by codrutz Updated Jul 16, 2004

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    Favorite thing:
    See the Commerzbank building!! It's the tallest office building in Europe..71th in the whole world (as of July 2004)..It has some special features that makes this a beautiful and distinct building:

    - triunghiular section, it has three faces, three corners (every corner has inside a different colour..red..yellow..blue..to know where you are)

    - nine very big interior gardens...every three with a different climatic zone vegetation

    - original natural ventilation system...every windows opens and closes automatically

    - transparency...in some floors you can see from one side to the other

    - it's very tall and it's 15 elevators are very fast

    Check out the travelogue for the Commerzbank building!!

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    Mainhatten

    by Weissdorn Written Jun 6, 2004

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    Super panorama doesn't fit in 1 picture

    Favorite thing: Frankfurt has the biggest skyscrapers in Europe. The best place to get an eyefull in on the Hauptwache. The Hauptwache is middle of town, once called the main police station. It's that little house you can see in my collage picture. It's also the start of the shopping mile, called the Zeil (prounounced Ts-aisle), a pedestrian shopping zone that runs between Hauptwache and Konstablerwache.

    Fondest memory: For a good view of bustling Mainhatten, go up to the top floor in the department store, Kaufhof Galerie an der Zeil. The diner is called DINEA, and have a cup of coffee outside on the terrace.

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    • Architecture

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    whole city !:)

    by sylvia_ren Written Oct 1, 2003

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    feel so high !:)

    Favorite thing: Frankfurt is wonderful city , very big city with a lot of pubs, restaurants , very friendly people from all the world , and with own special climat !:)

    Fondest memory: wowww , it was the big impression ! never before I wasn't that so high !:)

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    If you are into ARCHITECTURE...

    by amyhenderson Written Mar 10, 2003

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    Trianon building in CBD area

    Favorite thing: Frankfurt has it all... old style in the Römer, beautiful old houses in Sachsenhausen but most prominent, are the modern skyscrapers that line the Frankfurt skyline. Frankfurt is sometimes referred to as Frankfurt am Mainhattan...

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    CoBa's section

    by codrutz Updated Jul 16, 2004

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    Favorite thing:
    Commerzbank's (CoBa's) cross section.

    There aren't many buildings in the world to have a triunghiular cross section

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    Frankfurt though compared to...

    by RamSter Written Sep 12, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Frankfurt though compared to Berlin..is well...VERY HIGH! Great sky-scrapers tower the city, and it looks pretty good i'd say!

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    view the skyline. Frankfurt's...

    by roadnottaken Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Favorite thing: view the skyline. Frankfurt's skyscrapers have some of the most interesting designs in the world such as the one pictured in the photo.

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