„Frankfurt’s rough red light district becomes cool!” (New York Times)
2019 – After extensive renovation, the AMERON Frankfurt Neckarvillen Boutique opens in the landmarked townhouses of Neckarstraße 7-13
2016 – The New York Times lists Frankfurt as number 12 out of „52 places to go “, due to the multicultural charm of the Bahnhofsviertel
2012 – The renovation of the „Silberling “(Silver Tower) is completed. It was formerly home to the Dresdner Bank and is now used by the Deutsche Bahn AG (German Railway plc.)
2008 – The famous kiosk „Yok – Yok “opens up in Münchener Strasse 32. Yok – Yok in German means (loosely translated): “Where there’s a will, there’s a way “
2000 – Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new 136-meter-high “Gallileo” Skyscraper of the Dresdner Bank in the corner of Gallusanlage and Kaiserstrasse. It was completed in 2002.
1980 – Jürgen- Ponto – Platz is handed over to the public. The three-piece conceptual artwork by Professor Heinz Mack, weighing 280 tons and made out of pure granite, is revealed.
1978 – The Dresdner Bank is moving into the skyscraper on Jürgen- Ponto- Platz
1964 – Oskar Schindler, who saved 1.200 Jews captured in Auschwitz, moves into the house “Am Hauptbahnhof 4”, and lived there until 1974.
1950 – The „Deutsche Pelz- Groß und Außenhandelsverband e.V.“ (German fur wholesale and foreign trade association) moves into Niddastraße 66 – 68, in the heart of the Bahnhofsviertel
1942 – The artist Max Beckmann paints the Frankfurter Central Station from his memory, whilst exiled in Amsterdam
1913 – The development of the Bahnhofsviertel is completed
1888 – Opening of the Main Central Station
1748 – Goethes Parents get married in the Garden Room of the Von – Loenschen- Villa
1283 – First mention of the „Gutleuthof “
“The reputation as ‘The place to be’ has reached New York City"
Our must – sees in the Bahnhofsviertel
Farmers Market Kaiserstraße | Every Tuesday & Thursday
English Theatre | Changing Program
Gallery „Rundgænger“| Changing Exhibition
Orange Peel | Changing Program
Bahnhofsviertel-Tour with Ulrich Mattner | Various Dates
If you would like to know more about the Frankfurter Bahnhofsviertel and its significance for Frankfurt am Main, do not hesitate to ask us.
“The testers praise (...) the transformation of the Bahnhofsviertel to an entertainment area with restaurants of the top class ...” Süddeutsche Zeitung
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