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Current projects

On the following pages we provide a cross-section of projects that are currently ongoing in Frankfurt. We hope that among them you will find the information you are looking for. Should you have any further questions or wish to receive more detailed information, please do not hesitate to contact the respective municipal officials or get in touch with us directly using the City Planning Department’s contact form.
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You can search for the projects shown here by category or district.



Rendering of the streetscape, © Bela Csaba Horvath, Diplom-Ingenieur Architekt, Frankfurt am Main
Public space


In accordance with the resolution of the city council meeting on the program "Schöneres Frankfurt" and inclusion of the measure in the priority list, a plan was drawn up, which provides for an upgrade of the street Alt-Nied.
Status: 29.04.2019 More
View from the southeast, © BS+ städtebau und architektur, PGNU Planungsgruppe, Natur und Landschaft, map basis: City of Frankfurt Municipal Surveying Department
Urban development draft, Housing
Bonames, Harheim, Nieder-Eschbach

Am Eschbachtal / Harheimer Weg

The legal basis for a new residential estate is to be created for the area to the east of the district of Bonames.

Status: 03.07.2019 More
Städtischer Omnibusbetriebshof © Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Housing, Schule
Bockenheim, Gallus

Am Römerhof

New urban quarter offering prime leisure-time and recreational opportunities, a sound education infrastructure and superb transport links.

Status: 22.05.2019 More
Visualization of planned buildings - Dated: Februar 2013, © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Urban development draft, Housing, Commerce

An der Sandelmühle

The legal foundations to obtain planning permission for the transformation of the “An der Sandelmühle” brownfield area into a residential estate are currently being laid.

Status: 27.03.2019 More
Platz an der Staufenmauer  Teaser ©Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Public space
Altstadt, Innenstadt

Ancillary roads to the Zeil

Four ancillary roads to the Zeil (Schäfergasse, Grosse Friedberger Strasse, Fahrgasse and Reineckstrasse) will be given a  makeover as part of the “Making Frankfurt More Beautiful” scheme. First up is Grosse Friedberger Strasse, where construction work commenced in April 2015.

Status: 22.08.2019 More
Die 4 Türme vom Quartiersplatz nach oben geblickt, © Groß & Partner
Urban development draft, Offices, Housing

Banking district - Four high-rise project

A new high-rise quartet is under construction in a central downtown location. It will complement the skyline and through its mixed usage and the fact that it opens out to the surroundings help liven up the banking district.


Status: 29.03.2019 More
View from Bruchfeldstrasse after the redesign. Outdoor area planning:  BIERBAUM.AICHELE.landschaftsarchitekten, Frankfurt Rendering: EVE IMAGES, Berlin
Public space



The plan is for a popular, citizen-friendly and attractive quarter meeting point for all the generations to arise on today’s Bruchfeldplatz with its marvelous old trees at the very heart of Niederrad.


Status: 12.04.2019 More
Rendering of Domplatz, © Capatti Staubach, Berlin
Public space

Domplatz and Weckmarkt - Redevelopment

Domplatz, together with Hühnermarkt and Römerberg, is one of a series of plazas along the newly reconstructed Coronation Route, the Krönungsweg, which follows exactly the same gradual incline. In this series of plazas Domplatz, as the gateway to the oldtown, will once again come into its own as a distinct plaza.

Status: 13.09.2018 More
View of Höchst castle from the River Main, © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Urban revitalization, Commerce

Downtown Höchst Support Program

A masterplan was approved for Höchst in conjunction with a support program. The intention is to highlight the opportunities for urban development and stimulate the revitalization of the district.

Status: 16.09.2019 More
Roßmarkt, © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Altstadt, Innenstadt

Downtown concept - Projects

The inner city square Roßmarkt - a building block of the downtown concept - is being discussed publicly.

Status: 15.03.2018 More
Autobahn 661 im Bereich Anschlussstelle Friedberger Landstraße, © Krebs und Kiefer
Preparatory studies
Bornheim, Nordend-Ost, Seckbach

Ernst May district

The urban planning and landscape planning framework for the Ernst May district presents opportunities for the development of new residential areas and an extensive green corridor.

Status: 24.07.2019 More
Fechenheim town center, © Nassauische Heimstätten
Urban revitalization

Fechenheim - energized town center

Under the motto of “Creative center – urban life –free space”, the plan is to preserve and refine the town center’s unique and distinctive characteristics.

Status: 05.08.2019 More
Aerial view of Fischerfeldviertel, © City of Frankfurt Planning Dept.
Housing, Commerce, Offices

Fischerfeld and Allerheiligen District

In both the Fischerfeld and Allerheiligen districts, new development plans are destined to secure and advance housing.

Status: 20.09.2018 More
Blick nach Süden über den Untersuchungsraum, © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Preparatory studies
Niederursel, Praunheim

Frankfurt’s new district in the northwest

The city council has decided on the preparatory studies for the area "Frankfurt Northwest". Within the framework of the project, 8,000 to 12,000 apartments in various forms can be built here.

Status: 24.05.2019 More
Günthersburghöfe ©Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Urban development draft, Housing, Commerce, Offices


A new quarter is to be built to the east of Friedberger Landstrasse and south of Wasserpark featuring perimeter blocks, future-viable mobility facilities and various types of urban greenery.

Status: 25.03.2019 More
Looking southwest from Hanauer Landstrasse in October 2014, © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Housing, Commerce, Offices

Hanauer Landstrasse – west of Osthafenplatz/Launhardtstrasse

The resolution to establish development plan no. 900 was made to create the legal basis for planning mixed-use quarters.

Status: 22.09.2015 More
© Dipl.-Ing. B.C. Horvath, Visualization station forecourt
Public space

Hoechst railway station

The redevelopment of the surroundings to the south of the station is the last of three major measures that have redeveloped and restructured the entire site around the station in Höchst.


Status: 04.06.2019 More
View of Hafenpark, © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Urban development draft, Housing, Offices


The urban planning concept and amendments made to the development plan for the area around Honselldreieck have paved the way for a mixed-use urban quarter.

Status: 12.04.2019 More
View of the old university main building (Jügelhaus) and the house of students, © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Urban development draft, University, Housing, Commerce
Bockenheim, Westend-Süd

KulturCampus Frankfurt

The relocation of Frankfurt's Goethe University sparks urban renewal in Bockenheim.

Status: 27.04.2016 More
Wohnbebauung Green Gate, © Lyoner Quartier GmbH & Co. KG
Offices, Housing
Niederrad, Schwanheim

Lyoner Quarter

Bürostadt Niederrad, which was originally planned as a mono-functional office district, will be transformed into a vibrant, innovative city quarter by establishing residential dwellings along with the complementary infrastructure.

Status: 20.03.2019 More
Luftbild mit Geltungsbereich, © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main, Kartengrundlage: Stadtvermessungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Urban development draft, Housing

Nieder-Eschbach South

Land currently used primarily for agricultural purposes is to be turned into a residential area.

Status: 14.03.2018 More
Aerial view with scope of the development, © City Planning Department City of Frankfurt/Main, map basis: City Surveying Department, City of Frankfurt/Main
Urban development draft, Housing

Nieder-Eschbach – Am Hollerbusch

The objective is to obtain planning permission for a general residential area on plots of land
occupied by two plant nurseries.

Status: 01.02.2018 More
Aerial photo, © Stadtvermessungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Masterplan, Housing

Niederrad am Main

The aim: to come up with short-term and long-term perspectives for augmenting Niederrad’s north together with Wohnheim GmbH, ABG Frankfurt Holding GmbH, and the City of Frankfurt.

Status: 11.03.2019 More
Fechenheim Greenbelt, © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Urban development draft, Housing

North of Dieburger Strasse

Development plan no. 698 aims to establish the legal foundations for the orderly development of a new residential and mixed-use area.

Status: 15.04.2019 More
Overview: Nördlich Heerstrasse commercial estate, © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Urban development draft, Commerce

North of Heerstraße commercial estate

The main objective of the development proposals for this long-established commercial estate is to preserve and develop manufacturing in the area.

Status: 29.10.2018 More
Visualisierung neuer Quartiersplatz, Entwurfsverfasser: © tobeStadt/WGF Nürnberg
Urban development draft, Housing

Northeast of the Anne Frank Development

The planning law basis for the creation of a new residential area is to be laid for the area northeast of the Anne Frank Development.

Status: 20.05.2019 More
Luftbild mit Geltungsbereich, © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main, Kartengrundlage: Stadtvermessungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Urban development draft, Housing, Social infrastructure

Parkstadt Unterliederbach II

In the west of the city, planning of the further development of Parkstadt Unterliederbach has recommenced.

Status: 06.08.2019 More
Urban development draft, Housing, Nachverdichtung

Platensiedlung Nord

Extension of Platensiedlung Nord by adding floors to the existing buildings as well as new buildings but also commercial use along Platenstraße.

Status: 16.04.2019 More
Hilgenfeld urban development ideas competition – 1 st prize: View of the central district plaza © Thomas Schüler Architekten Stadtplaner, Düsseldorf with Faktorgrün Landschaftsarchitekten, Freiburg
Urban development draft, Housing
Frankfurter Berg

Residental district north of Frankfurter Berg

There are plans to build a new residential area to the north of the developed district of Frankfurter Berg. The plans are based on the result of an urban development ideas competition.


Status: 12.07.2019 More
Drei Schwestern project © Corpus Sireo

Residential High-Rises, Innenstadt

Two residential high-rises are being planned for the northern section of downtown, adding to the skyline and creating additional dwellings in the inner city.

Status: 09.01.2017 More
Central forecourt of Frankfurt's main railroad station, © Deutsche Bahn AG
Public space
Bahnhofsviertel, Gallus, Gutleutviertel

Revitilization of the central station forecourts

The City of Frankfurt and Deutsche Bahn AG have jointly decided to restructure the area around the central railroad station step by step.

Status: 10.11.2014 More
Schäfflestraße © Stadtplanungsamt Frankfurt am Main
Public space


Schäfflestrasse and the adjoining plazas were enhanced as part of the “Making Frankfurt More Attractive” program.

Status: 22.05.2019 More
Luftbild: Blick nach Westen, © Stadtvermessungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Schule, Housing
Bonames, Nieder-Eschbach

Site for Gymnasium Nord high school and a new elementary school

Site for Gymnasium Nord high school and a new elementary school


Status: 01.10.2019 More
Row of shops, Ben Gurion Ring 52-58 © City Planning Department
Urban revitalization
Bonames, Nieder-Eschbach

Social City Ben-Gurion-Ring

As part of the “Social City” program, the major “Am Bügel” housing estate on Ben Gurion
Ring in the north of Frankfurt will be upgraded and transformed to create an attractive quarter
with a positive aura, where it is a pleasure to live.

Status: 05.08.2019 More
Social City Nied © City Planning Department Frankfurt/Main
Urban revitalization

Social City Nied

The "Social City" funding programme is designed to enhance the quality of housing and life in Nied, to improve the district's image, and moreover to encourage local recreation and relaxation.

Status: 19.09.2019 More
Soziale Stadt Sossenheim © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Urban revitalization

Social City Sossenheim

Integrated urban revitalization process as per the “Social City” program run by the Federal and Hessen state government.

Status: 16.09.2019 More
Residential development at Sommerhoffpark, Rendernig: View of the River Main from the south, © Magnus Kaminiarz & Cie
Masterplan, Housing


Tapping new residential and infrastructure development zones by converting existing properties and extending the Mainuferpark to the west.

Status: 11.11.2015 More
Blick in Richtung Süden, © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Urban development draft, Housing

South of Am Riedsteg

Planning permission is to be obtained for a residential zone that will combine various accommodation types to cater to a wide range of members of the population.

Status: 19.12.2018 More
Visualisierung Städtebaulicher Entwurf © Nassauische Heimstätte / Instone Real Estate
Urban development draft, Offices, Commerce, Housing

South of Rödelheimer Landstraße

The commercial estate, which is currently in the process of transition, is set for rezoning. The objective here is to create a modern residential estate while reflecting the needs of established businesses in the area.

Status: 19.07.2019 More
Ambit of development plan no. 910 "Southeast Urnbergweg", aerial photo: © Stadtvermessungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Urban development draft, Housing

Southeast Urnbergweg

An existing commercial estate is earmarked for conversion into a residential area.

Status: 25.06.2019 More
Luftbild des Wettbewerbsgebietes, © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main, Kartengrundlage: Stadtvermessungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Unterliederbach - Nachhaltiges Wohnumfeld

Im Rahmen des Wettbewerbs soll ein Gesamtkonzept entwickelt werden, das Perspektiven für den Bau von Bildungseinrichtungen, ergänzende Wohnbebauung und einen öffentlichen Grünzug aufzeigt.

Status: 23.09.2019 More
Photo: "Kaiserstraße at the heart of the Bahnhofsviertel district", © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Urban revitalization, Housing

Urban redevelopment in the Bahnhofsviertel

The goal: to augment the “Bahnhofsviertel” as a residential district, to improve the overall urban design, and to enhance the diversity of usages in the quarter, which is characterized by turn-of-the-20th-century buildings.

Status: 05.08.2019 More
Griesheim-Mitte © Stadtplanungsamt Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Urban revitalization

Urban redevelopment of Central Griesheim

Central Griesheim is a district that has grown over time, in which different epochs and the development they experienced have all left traces.

Status: 05.08.2019 More
View of the Kuhhirtenturm, © Andreas Fux
Urban revitalization

Urban revitalization of Alt-Sachsenhausen

Following the support program's successful implementation, the opening of the Kuhhirtenturm, new galeries and daily access to the Dreikönigskirche and Deutschordenskirche churches is destined to create a brandnew cultural axis in the locality.

Status: 28.09.2018 More