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Frankfurt am Main in Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
 

Altes Rathaus - Old Town Hall

 
 
Altes Rathaus - Old Town Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 23, 2019
1. Altes Rathaus - Old Town Hall Marker
Inscription.  
(Lower panel:)

1898

Seinerzeit größter Gebäudekomplex mit Innenhöfen in Frankfurt am Main nördlich und südlich der neu trassierten Bethmannstraße

Von Atlanten getragene Bogenbrücke als Verbindung von Nord- und Südbau

Außen: vielfältige Bauplastik im Stil der Renaissance und des Barock Wandmalereien des Jugendstils Reiche dekorative Ausschmückung im Inneren

Ratskeller als zweischiffige Halle mit Rundpfeilern und Netzgewölbe

Architekten Franz von Hoven und Ludwig Neher

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At that time largest building complex with inner courts in Frankfurt am Main north and south of the new Bethmannstraße

An arched bridge held up by atlantes connects the northern with the southern building

Outside: various architectural sculptures in the Renaissance and the Baroque style
Art Nouveau mural paintings
Inside: rich decorative ornamentation

Cellar of the town hall as double-span hall with round pillars and reticulated vaulting

Architects Franz von Hoven and Ludwig Neher

(Upper panel:)

1900 - 1908

Repräsentiver

Old Town Hall (North Building) and Marker - looking west from Paulsplatz image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 23, 2019
2. Old Town Hall (North Building) and Marker - looking west from Paulsplatz
The marker is visible here just to the left of the entrance of the north building.
Neubau für die Stadtverwaltung
Erweiterung des gotischen Römers

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Imposing new building for the city administration
Enlargement of the Gothic Römer

 
Erected by Denkmalamt Frankfurt.
 
Location. 50° 6.656′ N, 8° 40.831′ E. Marker is in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, in Frankfurt. Marker is on Paulsplatz, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Paulsplatz 9, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60311, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walter Kolb (a few steps from this marker); Heinrich von Gagern (a few steps from this marker); Pre-Parliament and the National Assembly (a few steps from this marker); Paulskirche / St. Paul's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Philipp Jacob Spener (within shouting distance of this marker); Mahnmal für den Widerstand gegen NS-Terror / Memorial for the Resistance Against Nazi Terror (within shouting distance of this marker); Johanna Kirchner (within shouting distance of this marker); John F. Kennedy Spoke Here (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfurt am Main.
 
Categories. Government & Politics

 
<i>Frankfurt. A.M. Rathaus</i> image. Click for full size.
Photoglob Company (courtesy of the Library of Congress), circa 1905
3. Frankfurt. A.M. Rathaus
"Atlante" <i>(see marker text)</i> image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 23, 2019
4. "Atlante" (see marker text)
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 14, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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