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Frankfurt am Main in Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
 

Hauptwache / Main Guardhouse

 
 
Hauptwache / Main Guardhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2016
1. Hauptwache / Main Guardhouse Marker
Inscription.
1730-1733
Barocker Bau mit Pfeilerarkaden unter hohem Mansarddach
Baroque building with pier arcades under a high mansard roof

Wachstation mit Arrestzellen der Frankfurter Bürgerwehr
Guardhouse with detention rooms of the Frankfurt civic guard

Entwurf von Stadtbaumeister Johann Jakob Samhammer
Design by municipal architect Johann Jakob Samhammer

1905
Einrichtung als Kaffehaus
Converted into a coffee-house

1951
Wiederaufbau nach Kriegszerstörung
Reconstruction after war-time destruction

1968
Erneuerung nach U-Bahn-Bau
Renovated after construction of the underground railway

 
Erected by Denkmalamt Frankfurt am Main.
 
Location. 50° 6.807′ N, 8° 40.714′ E. Marker is in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, in Frankfurt. Marker is at the intersection of An der Hauptwache and Rossmarkt on An der Hauptwache. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: An der Hauptwache 15, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60313, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hotel Schwan (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Johanna Kirchner (approx. 0.3 kilometers away);
Hauptwache / Main Guardhouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2016
2. Hauptwache / Main Guardhouse and Marker
The marker is just barely visible here, attached to the front far corner of the building.
Horst Lippmann (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Joachim von Sandrart (1606 - 1688) (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Frankfurt Romani Memorial (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Friedrich Stoltze Geburtshaus / Birthplace (approx. half a kilometer away); Alte Oper / The Old Opera House (approx. half a kilometer away); Staufermauer (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfurt am Main.
 
Also see . . .  Hauptwache (A View on Cities). (Submitted on December 7, 2016.)
 
<i>Frankfurt a.M. Die Historische Hauptwache (Jetzt Restaurant-Cafe)</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by L. Klement, Frankfurt a.M., circa 1910
3. Frankfurt a.M. Die Historische Hauptwache (Jetzt Restaurant-Cafe)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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