Goethe Tower

Goethe Tower, Frankfurt Landmark, Burns to the Ground in Overnight Fire

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany is full of historic landmarks, but after a devastating fire that broke out at Frankfurt’s Goethe Tower overnight, the country is waking up to one less piece of standing history. Built in 1931, the wooden observation tower was named after the iconic academic, writer and nature enthusiast Johann Wolfgang von Goethe …

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