Henninger-Turm ("Henninger tower") is a grain
storage silo located in the Frankfurt district of Sachsenhausen.
Skyline of Frankfurt with the
It was built by the Henninger Brewery
(now part of the
) and has a storage capacity of 16,000 tons of barley
. The , 33-story high tower
was designed by Karl
and was built from 1959
. It was inaugurated on May
Since October 31
, the tower has been closed to the public while
plans to destroy the tower and replace it with a new one were
, the annual professional cycling race Rund um den Henninger-Turm
is held on May 1
, the course circling the
tower multiple times.
In January 2005, new plans were unveiled for a conversion of this
landmark into residential towers. This includes construction of
three 12-story towers, an , 20-story tower, several hundred
apartments in low-rise buildings, office space, service facilities,
and a hotel.