Peter Behrens Building

Local namePeter-Behrens-Bau
LocationFrankfurt am Main, Germany

The Technical Administration Building of Hoechst AG is an expressionist office building by the architect Peter Behrens on the site of the former Hoechst company in Frankfurt-Höchst in the German state of Hesse. It is also referred to as the Peter Behrens Building by the operator of the Höchst Industrial Park, as the site of the former Hoechst works has been called since the merger of Hoechst AG and other companies and the subsequent abandonment of the traditional corporate name. The building had worldwide fame in a stylised form as part as the Hoechst company’s tower and bridge logo from 1947 to 1997.

The related complex of buildings listed below is divided into two three-story administrative wings and a representative entrance area with its distinctive tower and bridge, linked to the building of the former central office of the Hoechst company. It is accessible only to the public on specific days, because it is located in the cordoned-off area of the industrial park.

Tags Modern Architecture
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Opening hours

Tour times: 2 p.m., 3 p.m. & 4. p.m

Tours available only for groups of 3 or more people. Pre-registration required. Children under 14 years are admission free.

More information and contact


Official website


Phone +49 69 30 55 413

Address 45 Brüningstraße, Höchst 65929, Germany

Coordinates 50°5'41.287" N 8°32'4.654" E

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