In the course of refurbishing the complex, which was built in 1968, we built the three other installations on behalf of Frankfurter Aufbau AG (FAAG). To save space, these elevators are also driven hydraulically by a ram directly under the cabs. However, they travel in a closed, glazed shaft. They also connect several levels; one of the elevators leads to the station of the U1 and U9 subway lines, among others.
Nach der Eröffnung Ende der 1960er-Jahre waren im Nordwestzentrum rund 150
After its opening at the end of the 1960s, the Nordwestzentrum housed around 150 stores, specialty stores, medical practices and service providers. The center can be reached via a subway station, an internal bus station and a multi-lane road that runs as a ring around the 390-meter-long oval concrete island.
After a change of ownership, the Northwest Center was rebuilt from 1986 by the new owners after a change of ownership, the new owners redesigned the Northwest Center along the lines of U.S. shopping malls and gave it huge, curved glass roofs. The redesign even won an industry architectural award for the “world’s best shopping center redesign.”
After 1992, the complex was expanded once again, including a new building with a hotel, fitness center and adventure pool.