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Frankfurt am Main in Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
 

Hauptbahnhof - Main Station

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 23, 2019
1. Hauptbahnhof - Main Station Marker
Inscription.  
1883-1888

Größte Eisenbahn-Station Europas im Stil der Neorenaissance

Tonnenüberwölbtes Empfangsgebäude
Repräsentative Stadifassade mit reichem allegorischem Skulpturenprogramm

Architekt H. Eggert

Dreischiffige Gleishalle als Eisen-Fachwerk- Bogenbinder-Konstruktion
Höhepunkt zeitgenössischer Ingenieurbaukunst
Entwurf J.W. Schwedler

1912-1924

Erweiterung durch zwei Seitenflügel und Gleishallen im Stil des Neoklassizismus
Architekt A. Wegener

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1883-1888

Largest railway station in Europe in the neo-Renaissance style

Barrel-vaulted station hall
Impressive facade facing the city with rich allegorical sculptural decoration

Architect H. Eggert

Three-span train shed as iron framework arch truss construction
Zenith of contemporary civil engineering
Design by J.W. Schwedler

1912-1924

Extension by two neo-Classicistic side wings and train sheds
Architect A. Wegener
 
Erected by Frankfurt am Main Denkmalamt.
 
Location.

Hauptbahnhof - Main Station and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 23, 2019
2. Hauptbahnhof - Main Station and Marker
The marker, visible here, is mounted to the building just to the left of the center doorway.
50° 6.449′ N, 8° 39.85′ E. Marker is in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, in Frankfurt. Marker is on Am Hauptbahnhof, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60329, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Euro Coins (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Städtische Bühnen / Municipal Theatre Company - Memorial for Victims of the Nazis (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); George C. Marshall and the Marshall Plan (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Horst Lippmann (approx. one kilometer away); Alte Oper / The Old Opera House (approx. one kilometer away); Hotel Schwan (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Parkhaus Hauptwache / Hauptwache Parking Garage (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Hauptwache / Main Guardhouse (approx. 1.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfurt am Main.
 
Also see . . .  Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (Wikipedia). "Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (German for Frankfurt (Main) main station), often abbreviated as Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and sometimes translated as Frankfurt central station, is the busiest railway station in Frankfurt, Germany. The affix "Main" comes from the city's full name, Frankfurt am Main ("Frankfurt on the Main"). Because of its location in the middle of Germany and usage as a transport hub for long and short distance travelling, Deutsche Bahn refers
Frankfurt a. M. - Hauptbahnhof image. Click for full size.
circa 1910
3. Frankfurt a. M. - Hauptbahnhof
to it as the most important station in Germany." (Submitted on November 6, 2019.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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