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Frankfurt am Main in Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
 

Rententurm, Fritz Unruh

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 23, 2019
1. Rententurm, Fritz Unruh Marker
Inscription.  
Rententurm
Erbaut 1456
Der Dichter
Fritz Von Unruh
1885-1970
Hatte hier von 1927 bis 1933
seine Frankfurter
Heimstätte

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(English translation:)

Renten Tower, built 1456. The poet Fritz von Unruh, 1885-1970, had his Frankfurt home here from 1927 to 1933.
 
Location. 50° 6.55′ N, 8° 40.937′ E. Marker is in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, in Frankfurt. Marker is at the intersection of Mainkai and Fahrtor, on the right when traveling west on Mainkai. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60311, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eiserner Steg / The Iron Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Spolien der Frankfurter Altstadt / Spolia from Frankfurt's historical city centre (within shouting distance of this marker); Römerberg 34: "Haus zum goldenen Rad" / House at the Golden Wheel (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Steinernes Haus (about 180 meters away); Joachim von Sandrart (1606 - 1688) (about 210 meters away); Paulskirche / St. Paul's Church (about 210 meters away); Pre-Parliament and the National Assembly (about 210 meters away); Philipp Jacob Spener (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfurt am Main.
 
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Rententurm, Fritz Unruh Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 23, 2019
2. Rententurm, Fritz Unruh Marker - wide view
The marker is visible to the right of the window.

1. Rententurm (Wikipedia, in German). "The Renten Tower is a late Gothic gate tower of the former city ​​fortifications of Frankfurt am Main, and part of the Saalhof. The tower secured the Fahr Gate, which, as the most important main city ​​gate of Frankfurt, connected the historic city center, the Römerberg, with the port on the banks of the Main River, which was located outside the city walls." (Submitted on October 26, 2019.) 

2. Fritz von Unruh. "Fritz von Unruh (10 May 1885 in Koblenz, Rhine Province – 28 November 1970 in Diez an der Lahn) was a German expressionist dramatist, poet, and novelist." (Submitted on October 26, 2019.) 
 
Additional keywords. Gedenktafel
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicForts, Castles
 
Rententurm and Fritz Unruh Marker - wider view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 23, 2019
3. Rententurm and Fritz Unruh Marker - wider view
<i>Frankfurt a. M., Rententurm</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1910
4. Frankfurt a. M., Rententurm
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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