The monumental seven-storey-high IG-Farbenhaus was erected in 1931 as the headquarters of IG-Farben (pronounced ‘ee geh far-behn’), the...
In 1995, with the Cold War over, US forces handed the IG-Farbenhaus building back to Germany’s federal government. After refurbishment,...
Frankfurt's largest synagogue.
The ‘old opera house’, Alte Oper , hosts frequent concerts of symphonic and chamber music in its two halls, which seat 2450 and 720...
Experience highly civilised Westend life at this elegant cafe/restaurant whose lovely patio is surrounded by the greenery of the...
Wollheim Memorial information
About 50m from the southwest corner of the IG-Farbenhaus building (to the left as you approach the main entrance) stands the Wollheim Memorial in a little pavilion marked ‘107984’ (Norbert Wollheim’s prisoner number). Inside you can watch 24 masterfully done video testimonials, a few in English, by survivors of IG Farben’s corporate slave-labour camp, Buna/Monowitz (Auschwitz III). IG-Farben slave labourers who lived to write about their experiences include Primo Levi and Elie Wiesel.