Photo Gallery: Architecture's Need for History
05/18/2010
Before the war, Frankfurt's downtown was a maze of cramped streets and...
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Before the war, Frankfurt's downtown was a maze of cramped streets and buildings. Now, it is a sea of highrises. Architects, "were fascinated by the idea of a completely fresh start. And that's entirely understandable after the debacle of Nazism," architect Albert Speer says.