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Height: To Tip
256.5 m / 842 ft
Height: Architectural
256.5 m / 842 ft
MesseTurm Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Tower GFA
69,700 m² / 750,245 ft²
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name MesseTurm
Other Names Trade Fair Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Germany
City Frankfurt am Main
Street Address & Map Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 49
Postal Code 60327
Building Function office
Structural Material concrete
Construction Start 1988
Completion 1990
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #433 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #18 Tallest in Europe
National Ranking #2 Tallest in Germany
City Ranking #2 Tallest in Frankfurt am Main

Companies Involved

• Current The Blackstone Group L.P.
• Past GLL Real Estate Partners GmbH; Tishman Speyer Properties
Developer Tishman Speyer Properties
Design Murphy/Jahn Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Dr. Ing. Fritz Noetzold
MEP Engineer
Design Brendel Ingenieure GmbH
Main Contractor HOCHTIEF Construction AG Niederlassung Hamburg
Material Supplier
• Sealants Sika Services AG

CTBUH Initiatives

Jewelers Building Tour
17 Dec 2010 – Tour Report

Helmut Jahn Discusses His Lifetime's Work
18 Oct 2012 – Awards Symposium Video


City-Scapes: Transformations + Interventions
11 Jun 2013 – Helmut Jahn, JAHN

Interview: Prefabrication and Materiality
11 Jun 2013 – Helmut Jahn, JAHN

Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award: Archi-neering Tall
18 Oct 2012 – Helmut Jahn, Murphy/Jahn

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