Essential Architecture-  Frankfort on the Main (Frankfurt am Main)

Hauptwache

architect

 

location

An der Hauptwache, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany

date

1729

style

German Baroque

construction

Stone

type

Once a police station and a prison, was the focal point of an attempt at political revolution in 1833. Students stormed the building to release their imprisoned comrades, killing a few policemen. The anticipated revolution failed to ignite. It is now a cafe.
 
 
 
 
 

links

 
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