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Henninger Turm

Identification

Henninger Turm
109745

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Structure in General

silo
demolished [under demolition]
white
modernism

Usages

silo

Facts

  • Der Henninger Turm wird ab 31. Oktober 2002 für immer geschlossen. Das betrifft sowohl das Restaurant als auch die Besucherplattform.
  • Lagerkapazität des Silos: 16.000 Tonnen Braugerste.
  • Die Höhe über der Main-Ebene beträgt 144 Meter.
  • Das Gesamtgewicht des Henninger-Turms beträgt 28.000 Tonnen.
  • Im Gebäudekopf befindet sich ein Restaurant, das sich knapp 3 mal pro Stunde um die eigene Achse dreht. Auf dem Dach befindet sich die Außenplattform in 110 Meter Höhe.
  • Vom Boden sind es bis in die Turmspitze 731 Stufen.
  • Tag der Eröffnung war der 18. Mai 1961.
  • Silo storage capacity is 16,000 tons of barley.
  • Plans to demolish the tower and replace it with a new one were abandoned.
  • Height above river Main is 144 meters (470 feet).
  • Located on a hill south of the Main River, overlooking downtown Frankfurt.
  • The revolving restaurant turns once every 34 minutes, in a counterclockwise direction when viewed from above.
  • The tower used to be open to the public.
  • Above the restaurant is an open observation deck.
  • Features a revolving restaurant and observation deck atop a silo filled with hops.
  • There are 731 steps from ground to the top of the tower.
  • Ground space is 441 square meters. Total weight of the building is 28,000 tons.
  • Henninger Turm was opened on 18th May 1961.

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Location

Hainer Weg 60-64
60599
Frankfurt am Main
Hesse
Germany

Technical Data

393.70 ft
393.70 ft
351.05 ft
360.89 ft
351.05 ft
68.90 ft
68.90 ft
33
1959
1961
2

Involved Companies

elevator supplier, financing, owner

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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