Peter Behrens Building

Peter Behrens Building

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Historical buildings

Peter Behrens Building (Administrative Building for the former Hoechst AG)

Peter-Behrens-Baus im Industriepark Höchst
© Stadt Frankfurt am Main, Photo: Nicole Brevoord

The gigantic office building by the architect Peter Behrens was dedicated in 1924. The expressionist building with its distinctive tower and bridge became famous around the world as Hoechst AG’s company logo. It is part of the Rhine-Main Industrial Culture Route.

 

Year of construction: 1920-24

Architect: Peter Behrens

  •  modern monumental structure
  •  expressionistically designed stairway made from coloured bricks
  •  restored to its original state

 

 

 

Historical buildings

Peter-Behrens-Bau (Verwaltungsgebäude ehemalige Hoechst AG)

Brüningstraße 45
65929 Frankfurt am Main