List of street names in Frankfurt am Main / F

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Fabian-von-Schlabrendorff-Strasse , Kalbach-Riedberg

Fabian von Schlabrendorff (1907–1980), lawyer and co-conspirator in the unsuccessful assassination attempt on July 20, 1944 on Adolf Hitler . With a lot of luck he escaped a trial before the People's Court and thus his execution. From 1967 to 1975 he was a judge at the Federal Constitutional Court

Fabriciusstrasse , Griesheim

Karl Fabricius (1839–1920), Protestant pastor in Griesheim from 1876 to 1915

Fachfeldstrasse and Fachweg , Fechenheim

Old field name: Middle High German vach : 'Device for damming the water, fish weir, safety net, piece, part, wall'.

Fahrgasse , old town

The oldest traffic street in Frankfurt's old town.

Drive gate , old town

At the drive gate was the ancient Main crossing to Sachsenhausen, probably the Frankenfurt, from which the city derives its name. Council and court meetings used to take place in the building itself, and later there was also a prison. It was demolished in 1840. Only the Wertheim House , already mentioned in 1383 , an extremely neat medieval half-timbered building, survived the air raids on Frankfurt am Main almost unscathed in this street .

Falkstrasse , Bockenheim

Adalbert Falk was the Prussian minister of education from 1872 to 1878 and reduced the influence of the church on the elementary school through the School Supervision Act .

Falkensteiner Strasse , Nordend

Falkenstein , district of Königstein im Taunus . The Falkenstein castle ruins are reminiscent of the von Falkenstein family , which went out in 1418. Their goods such as Königstein, Bad Vilbel and Münzenberg fell to the Counts of Solms and the Lords of Eppstein .

Fallerslebenstrasse , Dornbusch

August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben , origin. August Heinrich Hoffmann, (1798–1874), Germanist, linguist and German songwriter, who wrote the text of the German national anthem in 1841 . He was not of noble origin, but used von Fallersleben (his place of origin, now part of Wolfsburg ) to avoid confusion with other writers.

Falltorstrasse , Bornheim

A trap gate, in other words a gate in the village fortifications that closed again, prevented the cattle from passing through without human accompaniment.

Family-Jürges-Platz , Gutleutviertel

Named after the Protestant city youth pastor and leader of the Gutleut parish at Baseler Platz Martin Jürges and his family. The pastor's family of five and the niece of Pastor Gesine Wagner were killed on May 22, 1983 when a starfighter crashed onto Bundesstraße 44 during an air show and hit the family's vehicle.

Farbenstrasse , Sindlingen

The Farbenstraße leads directly from Sindlingen to the nearby former Hoechst paintworks , many of whose employees have settled in Sindlingen.

Färberstrasse , Sachsenhausen

The members of the silk and cloth dyeing trade lived on the street next to the former Ulrichstein customs castle from around 1623. This became important and flourished with the immigration of Dutch religious refugees who had mastered this art.

Faulborngasse , Eschersheim

Faulborn (Eschersheim) , a spring from which sulphurous water flowed.

Faulbrunnenweg , Nied

Faulbrunnen, a well with sulphurous water. The street was called Roter Hof until 1937 , possibly after the façade that dominated here. However, the Nazis interpreted the name politically; With the new name they wanted to erase the memory of former left majorities in the working-class district of Nied. After the end of the dictatorship, the name was not renamed in order to save the residents from having to change their address again.


Fechenheimer Leinpfad , Fechenheim

Before motor ships began their service, ships had to be pulled upriver by horses using long lines. The paths, located directly on the river, were therefore called towpaths .

Fechenheimer Strasse , Bornheim

In the early days, plans were made to expand this and the Mainkurstrasse, which ran parallel to it, to the Frankfurt-Fechenheim district . This plan soon changed when the Alleenring was laid out by Mayor Franz Adickes - today only 17 house numbers can be found here.

Feldbergstrasse , Westend

The Feldberg near Schmitten in the Hochtaunuskreis , also known as the Großer Feldberg , is at 881 m the highest mountain in the Taunus and a popular destination for Frankfurters.

Feldgerichtstrasse , Nordend

The field court at the Kühhornshof (see Kühhornshofweg ) was responsible for the goods of this court and judged game and other outrageous acts in the Middle Ages. During the expansion work on the Hessischer Rundfunk , the remaining remains of the court, where the Markbach originated (see Marbachweg ), were cleared away.

Feldscheidenstrasse , Eckenheim

The field divide was once the defined border between the wine-growing area and the agricultural arable land.

Felix-Dahn-Strasse , Ginnheim

Prof. Dr. jur. Felix Dahn (1834–1912), important writer and historian.

Felix-Kracht-Strasse , Bockenheim

Felix Kracht (1912–2002), German engineer, pilot and air pioneer, was the first to cross the Alps in a glider in 1937. He is considered one of the founders of the Airbus industry, whose first production director in Toulouse he became in 1970.

Felix-Wankel-Strasse , Ostend

Dr. Felix Heinrich Wankel (1902–1988), German mechanical engineer and the inventor of the rotary engine .

Fellnerstrasse , Westend-Süd

Karl Konstanz Viktor Fellner (1807–1866), the last senior mayor of the Free City of Frankfurt , who took his own life out of desperation over the occupation of the city by Prussian troops.

Ferdinand-Braun-Strasse , Kalbach

Karl Ferdinand Braun (1850–1918), physicist and Nobel laureate who was born in Fulda , who played a particularly important role in making the electromagnetic radiation experimentally proven by Heinrich Hertz in 1888 usable for communications. At today known are often Braun tube called cathode ray tube , which significantly improved version of our happy world of television.

Ferdinand Dirichs Weg , Schwanheim

Ferdinand Dirichs (1894–1948) was Bishop of Limburg / (Lahn) from 1947 .

Ferdinand-Happ-Strasse , Ostend

Ferdinand Happ (1868–1952), Frankfurt dialect poet .

Ferdinand-Hofmann-Strasse , Sindlingen

Ferdinand Hofmann, founder of the building association for Höchst and the surrounding area. The building association has its headquarters in this street.

Ferdinand-Kramer-Strasse , Praunheim

Ferdinand Kramer (1898–1985), Frankfurt architect and university master builder and close collaborator of Prof. Ernst May (1886–1970). Both have made services to social building (e.g. Römerstadt, settlement Am Bornheimer Hang, settlement Goldstein, Breubergstrasse) in Frankfurt am Main.

Ferdinand-Porsche-Strasse , Fechenheim

Ferdinand Porsche (1875–1951), engineer and designer of motor vehicles and racing cars. In 1931 he founded Porsche AG, which still exists today . In 1935 he was commissioned to develop the now legendary VolkswagenVW Beetle ”.

Ferdinand Scholling Ring , Nied

Ferdinand Scholling (1867–1952) was the last mayor of the community of Nied, which was independent until 1928.

Ferdinand-Schrey-Weg , Sachsenhausen

Ferdinand Schrey (1850-1938). Simplified the German shorthand in the Stolze-Schrey system.

Festeburgring , Preungesheim

see explanation under An der Festeburg .

Feuerbachstrasse , Westend

Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach (1775–1833), German legal scholar. He is considered the founder of modern German criminal law, the psychological deterrent theory and the creator of the Bavarian penal code of 1813. Anselm von Feuerbach is also known as the chief guardian and patron of Kaspar Hauser .

Fire Brigade Street, Eckenheim

This still very new street serves as the access to the main entrance of the Frankfurt Fire Protection, Disaster Protection and Rescue Service Center (BKRZ) .

Feyerleinstrasse , Nordend

Friedrich Siegmund Feyerlein († 1813), Frankfurt lawyer, member of the delegation that in 1813 asked Emperor Franz of Austria to confirm Frankfurt's old status as a Free Imperial City . In a secret treaty, Frankfurt had already been awarded to the Kingdom of Bavaria , but this was averted after the intervention of Freiherr vom Stein . While visiting the Palais Thurn und Taxis, Feyerlein contracted pneumonia, from which he died shortly afterwards.


Fichardstrasse , Nordend

Dr. Johann von Fichard (1512–1581), city syndic , reformed Frankfurt city law. After the defeat of the Protestant league of cities in the Schmalkaldic War in 1546, Fichard had to kneel down to ask the Catholic Emperor Charles V for forgiveness and leniency for Frankfurt's infidelity. The Fichard patrician family died out in 1711.

Fichtestrasse , Nordend

Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762–1814), German educator and philosopher . Along with Schelling , Kant and Hegel, he is considered the founder and most important representative of German idealism .

Finkenhofstrasse , Nordend

Georg Daniel Fink († 1835) was the owner of a field farm once located there.

Finthener Weg , Sossenheim

Finthen , since its compulsory incorporation in 1969, the westernmost district of Mainz , the capital of the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate .

Fischbacher Strasse , Gallus

Fischbach (Taunus) , since 1977 district of Kelkheim in the Main-Taunus-Kreis .

Fischerfeldstrasse , city center

Fishing is likely to have been the first trade in the city of Frankfurt, if the vulgo oldest did not already exist before. King Otto the Great , who had fishing rights on the Main, donated all the fish that were fished on Fridays to the cathedral monastery in Frankfurt in 954. In the large area, the fishermen had their fish ponds and could dry their nets there. It was not until the 19th century that the hitherto swampy area was filled up and built on.


Flaischlenstrasse , Schwanheim

Caesar Otto Hugo Flaischlen (1864–1920), poet and dialect poet from Stuttgart. His works are mostly unknown. Have sun in my heart, whether it is storming or snowing could be an exception to this.

Flanbrechtstrasse , Zeilsheim

A citizen by the name of Flanbrecht from Ciolfesheim is mentioned in a document from the Lorsch Monastery from 794 and is thus the first Zeilsheimer known by name.

Bottle Castle Street, Oberrad

A corruption of the name of the Fleschenburg or Flessenburg belonging to the Order of St. John , which was demolished at the beginning of the 19th century.

Fleckenbühlstrasse , Bonames

Fleckenbühl, former mayor of Bonames.

Flensburger Strasse , Eckenheim

Flensburg , Germany's northernmost independent city, on the border with Denmark. Points earned in the Flensburg register of fitness to drive are unpopular and expensive, and the items sent by Beate Uhse AG are very popular.

Fliederweg , Frankfurter Berg

After lilac , a genus of plants from the olive family (Oleaceae).

Flinschstrasse , Seckbach

After the Flinsch type foundry , which developed into a global company in the 19th century under Heinrich Ferdinand Flinsch (* 1839). The company was bought by Georg Hartmann in 1916 and merged with his Bauer foundry .

Florianweg , Bergen- Enkheim

after the patron saint of the fire brigade , Saint Florian (spare my house, light others!). Address for the Enkheim volunteer fire brigade, the ambulance station and the 18th police station, and access to the church and cemetery via the Laurentiusstrasse intersection.

Flörsheimer Strasse , Gallus

Flörsheim am Main , town in the Main-Taunus district

Florstädter Strasse , Bornheim

Florstadt on the upper reaches of the Nidda, town in the Wetterau district .

Flughafenstrasse , Niederrad

The former Alte Mainzer Straße led to Frankfurt Airport , the expansion of Forsthausstraße (today: Kennedyallee ) diverted traffic; today the road has been partially renatured again.


Fontanestrasse , Ginnheim

Theodor Fontane (1819–1898), pharmacist and an important German writer and poet. Remember his novel Effi Briest and his poem Herr von Ribbeck zu Ribbeck auf Havelland .

Foockenstraße , Griesheim (from 1933 to 1945 Hultschiner Straße )

Georg Foocken (1883–1926), local politician in the then still independent community of Griesheim, later mayor of Bischofsheim, promoted the establishment of the Lindenwaldsiedlung.

Forsthausstrasse , Sachsenhausen

The road leads to the Oberforsthaus , which was built in 1729 as the first forester's house in the city forest. The buildings were destroyed in World War II.


François-Mitterrand-Platz , Gallus (until June 24, 2008 Blittersdorffplatz )

François Mitterrand (1916–1996), French President from 1981 to 1995, honorary citizen of Frankfurt am Main

Francstrasse , Dornbusch

The Franc von Lichtenstein family owned the Kühhornshof (see Kühhornshofweg ) from 1742 to 1840.

Frankenallee , Gallus

The Franks conquered the Rhine-Main area in the course of the Franconian conquest and gave the Mainfurt and the city that was created here their name.

Frankensteiner Platz and Frankensteiner Strasse , Sachsenhausen

After a castle in Sachsenhausen, which was named after the knight von Frankenstein who married there in 1533. In 1831 the castle became the property of the city.

Frankenthaler Weg , Zeilsheim

Frankenthal (Pfalz) , independent city in Rhineland-Palatinate, between Worms and Ludwigshafen on the Rhine .

Franklinstrasse , Bockenheim

Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790), North American publisher, civil servant (in the service of the British crown), politician, writer, scientist, inventor, natural philosopher and Freemason. His most famous invention is the lightning rod . In the neighboring Voltastrasse there is a former, now listed power plant. Other streets in the quarter are named after electricity researchers.

Franz-Diehl-Weg , Nied

Franz Diehl (1923–1989), local farmer

Franziska-Kessel-Strasse , Niederursel

Franziska Kessel (1906–1934), member of the Frankfurt Reichstag and resistance fighter against National Socialism , mistreated to death by the Nazis .

Franz-Henle-Strasse , Unterliederbach

Dr. Franz Henle (1876–1944), chemist

Franziusplatz and Franziusstraße , Ostend

Ludwig Franzius (1832–1903), hydraulic engineer, from 1867 professor at the Bauakademie in Berlin, established the later importance of the port city of Bremen with his plans.

Franz-Kafka-Strasse , Ginnheim

Franz Kafka (1883–1924) was an important Prague writer of Jewish origin. Famous is his work The Judgment , published in 1913 . The adjective kafkaesk is derived from his name .

Franz-Lenbach-Strasse , Sachsenhausen

Franz von Lenbach , (1836–1904), Bavarian painter, ennobled in 1882. Together with Franz von Stuck and Friedrich August von Kaulbach , he is counted among the Munich painter princes.

Franz-Rücker-Allee , Bockenheim

Franz Rücker (1843–1908), director of the Bockenheimer Metallwarenfabrik, founder

Franz-Simon-Strasse , Nied

Franz Simon, mayor from 1891 to 1917 in the then independent Nied. Founder of the volunteer fire brigade Nied.

Franz-Werfel-Strasse , Ginnheim

Franz Werfel (1890–1945). The Austrian writer, born in Prague, had to flee into exile in 1938 because of his Jewish descent and died in Beverly Hills, California in 1945.

Frauenhofstrasse , Niederrad

The Frauenhof was an estate belonging to the Teutonic Order in Niederrad. The former cotton factory was largely demolished in 1937, today the listed east facade and the baroque gate building are still preserved.

Frauenlobstraße , Bockenheim

The minstrel Heinrich von Meißen († 1318 in Mainz) received the nickname Frauenlob because, in a dispute with the Swabian minstrel Barthel Regenbogen, he preferred the term "frouwe" = woman to "wib" = woman.

Frauensteinplatz and Frauensteinstrasse , Nordend

Frankfurt rich merchants joined in 1382 to exchange company to salt house together. After moving to the neighboring house Frauenstein am Römerberg in 1423 , the company changed its name to Zum Frauenstein . For a long time, the original patrician families, who had come together in the Old Limpurg , were not recognized as equals because they practiced “civil professions”.

Freiherr-vom-Stein-Strasse , Westend

Heinrich Friedrich Karl Freiherr vom Stein (1757–1831), Prussian statesman and reformer. He is best known for the administrative, economic and educational reforms that he and Karl August von Hardenberg implemented in Prussia after the Peace of Tilsit . Frankfurt owed him that, contrary to a secret treaty, the city did not fall to the Kingdom of Bavaria , but was allowed to continue to exist as the Free City of Frankfurt . 1816 honorary citizen of Frankfurt .

Freihofstrasse , Bornheim

After a farm that was mentioned in a document in 1230 and belonged to the Teutonic Order and was exempt from some taxes.

Freiligrathstrasse , Bornheim / Ostend

Hermann Ferdinand Freiligrath (1810–1876), German lyric poet, poet and translator. Stayed a few times in Frankfurt, including a. 1848 during the "Democrats' Congress" together with Karl Marx , with whom he briefly edited the Neue Rheinische Zeitung in Cologne . Because of his revolutionary views at the time, he was often forced to go into exile.

Freseniusstrasse , Westend

Dr. Carl Remigius Fresenius (1818–1897), born in Frankfurt, chemist, student of Justus Liebig . At his teaching laboratory in Wiesbaden, Eugen Lucius and Adolf von Brüning, the later founders of the Hoechst paint factory , expanded their knowledge

Freßgass , downtown

Popular name for the official Kalbächer Gasse, because up until a few decades ago the delicatessen shops were lined up in it. The city administration had shied away from an official renaming, but severely sanctioned the use of language

Freudenberger Strasse , Sachsenhausen

Freudenberg , town in Baden-Württemberg, located on the Main between Frankfurt and Würzburg.

Friedberger Landstrasse , Nordend, Bornheim, Seckbach

The former Free Imperial City of Friedberg is the capital of the Wetterau , the agricultural region north of Frankfurt.

Friedberger Tor , city center

The former Free Imperial City of Friedberg is the capital of the Wetterau , the agricultural region north of Frankfurt.

Friedel-Schomann-Weg , Rödelheim

Friedel Schomann (1920–1992), district politician, co-founder of the Rödelheim association.

Friedensbrücke (formerly Wilhelmsbrücke ), Gutleutviertel and Sachsenhausen

The Wehrmacht blew up the Frankfurt Main Bridges in March 1945 in order to make the advance more difficult for the approaching Americans and to prolong the Nazis' reign of terror by days. The Wilhelmsbrücke was still usable, and a few days later the US Army entered the city over it . In 1951 the Wilhelmsbrücke was demolished and a new building, the Friedensbrücke , was erected.

Friedensstrasse , downtown

In 1871 the Peace of Frankfurt was signed between France and Germany in what was then the " Hotel zum Schwan " in Steinweg (today the Hugendubel bookstore) , in which France had to cede Alsace-Lorraine .

Friedlebenstrasse , Dornbusch (from 1935 to 1945 Georg-Voigt-Strasse )

Dr. jur. Georg Julius Friedrich ("Fritz") Friedleben (1853–1920), Go. Councilor of Justice, local politician of Jewish origin, chairman of the city council for many years. Georg-Voigt-Straße see Ge

Friedrich-Bergius-Weg , Kalbach-Riedberg

Friedrich Bergius (1884–1949), German chemist, inventor of coal liquefaction

Friedrich-Dessauer-Strasse , Kalbach-Riedberg

Friedrich Dessauer (1881–1963), German radiologist and physicist, founder of quantum biology . As a so-called "non-Aryan", he was relieved of his teaching license as a professor, and he emigrated to Turkey and Switzerland and did not return until 1948. He died of the radiation damage he sustained in his research

Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage , Westend / Gallus (until 1923: Hohenzollernplatz or Hohenzollernstraße , 1923 to 1955 Platz der Republik )

Friedrich Ebert (1871–1925), first Reich President of the Weimar Republic .

Friedrich-Heyer-Weg , Seckbach

Friedrich Heyer (1891–1968), head of the garden department from 1945 to 1957 and designer of the Lohrpark on the Lohrberg .

Friedrich-Kahl-Strasse , Rödelheim

Friedrich Kahl (1858–1938), association leader of the Nassau fire brigade 1932 to 1934 and city councilor from Rödelheim.

Friedrich-Karl-Klausing-Strasse , Kalbach (Riedberg)

Friedrich Karl Klausing (1920–1944) had graduated from the Lessing Gymnasium and joined the German armed forces in 1938. He was a confidante and helper of Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg in preparation for the assassination attempt of July 20, 1944 on Adolf Hitler . He was sentenced to death by the People's Court and executed on August 8, 1944

Friedrich-List-Strasse , Riederwald

Friedrich List (1789–1846), German economist. He is considered to be the main representative of the romantic school of economics and a champion for the German customs union and the railway system. It is thanks to him that the internal German tariffs fell around 1834. He fell out of favor with the authorities and was sentenced to imprisonment. In 1846 he committed suicide in Kufstein.

Friedrich-Manz-Weg , Riederwald

Friedrich Wilhelm Manz (1872–1957), Protestant theologian, from 1914 to 1923 he was pastor at the St. Nikolaigemeinde in Frankfurt. He then worked as a pastor in Frankfurt-Riederwald , from 1930 in the Philippus parish. In 1938 he retired.

Friedrich-Naumann-Strasse , Bockenheim-Kuhwald

Friedrich Naumann (1860–1919), pastor, social politician and democrat, member of the Reichstag, co-founder of the Progressive People's Party , the forerunner of the FDP .

Friedrichsdorfer Strasse , Bonames

Friedrichsdorf , town in the Hochtaunus district . The foundation in 1687 goes back to the persecution of Huguenots in France.

Friedrich-Stampfer-Strasse , Bonames

Friedrich Stampfer (1874–1957), journalist, from 1916 editor-in-chief of the SPD party newspaper “ Vorwärts ”, 1920–1933 member of the Reichstag, from 1948 lecturer at the Frankfurt Academy of Labor .

Friedrich-Stoltze-Platz , old town

The small square between Katharinenkirche and Holzgraben has been named after Friedrich Stoltze (1816–1891), the Frankfurt writer, satirist, journalist and dialect poet, since 1992 . The Stoltze fountain stood on the square from 1981 to 2016 .

Friedrichstrasse , Westend

The street was laid out on the site of the upholsterer Schmidt-Rumpff and, at his request, was named after the first name of his brother, who died early.

Friedrich-Wilhelm-von-Steuben-Strasse , Hausen

Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von Steuben (1730–1794) was a Prussian officer, was recruited for the American War of Independence in 1777 and appointed US General Inspector. He reorganized the army of George Washington and thus contributed significantly to the success against the British crown.

Friesstrasse , Seckbach

Johann Simon Fries, a pewter by profession, founded a company for pewter dishes in Frankfurt in 1748. From 1834 an iron foundry and machine factory were added and since then the company JS Fries Sohn has run it . In 1910, production was relocated from the cramped conditions in Sachsenhausen to Friesstrasse in the then new industrial area between Seckbach and Borsigallee. The important company in the German mechanical engineering industry built the Eiserner Steg in 1868 , but also built cranes and armaments, especially tanks and tank repair bridges. There is an inner connection to Valentin-Senger-Straße in Bornheim , because Valentin Senger was employed by Fries during the Nazi dictatorship.

Fritschengässchen , Sachsenhausen

Johann Wilhelm Fritsch, citizen captain and brewer , acquired the inn "Zum Goldenen Rad" in the Dreikönigsstraße in 1703. Because of his speeches against abuses in the city administration, he was deposed as citizen captain by the Frankfurt Senate.

Fritz-Bauer-Strasse , Kalbach-Riedberg

Fritz Bauer (1903–1968), judge and public prosecutor of Jewish descent, died in Frankfurt. Emigrated to Denmark in 1936 and fled from there to Sweden in 1943, returned to Germany in 1949. In 1956 he became the Hessian attorney general and was involved in the process of coming to terms with Nazi crimes, especially the Auschwitz trials .
Bronze and tinplate bull

Fritz-Boehle-Strasse , Sachsenhausen

Karl Friedrich Boehle (1873–1916), a painter and sculptor who was born in Emmendingen / Baden, trained at the Städelschule and died in Frankfurt. The walking lion in Günthersburgpark was made according to his designs

Fritz-Erler-Strasse , Nieder-Eschbach

Fritz Erler (1913–1967), German SPD politician, released from civil service in 1938 and sent to the Dachau concentration camp , from which he escaped. Prominent member of the Bundestag from 1949 to 1966.

Fritz-Klatte-Strasse , Griesheim

Fritz Klatte (1880–1934), chemist at Chemischen Werken Griesheim , who invented the plastic PVC goes back to him .

Fritz-Neumark-Weg , Westend-Nord

Fritz Neumark (1900–1991) finance scientist. He completed his habilitation in 1927 and was appointed associate professor in 1931, but dismissed in 1933 due to his Jewish descent, emigrated to Turkey, from where he returned in 1952 and worked at the University of Frankfurt as professor and twice as rector.

Fritzlarer Strasse , Bockenheim

Fritzlar , town in the Schwalm-Eder district .

Fritz-Reuter-Strasse , Dornbusch

Heinrich Ludwig Christian Friedrich (Fritz) Reuter (1810–1874) is considered one of the most important Low German writers. He created the famous fictional character "Uncle Bräsig".

Fritz-Schubert-Ring , Bergen-Enkheim

Fritz Schubert (1914-1967), SPD mayor of Bergen-Enkheim 1946-1966, then for a year - until his death - district in the former district of Hanau, which also includes the city of Bergen-Enkheim was one that only in the context an administrative reform in 1977 was incorporated into Frankfurt. The Hanau district became part of the Main-Kinzig district as early as 1974. Address of the Riedbad (Enkheim) and the connecting road from Enkheim to Bergen also for bus line 42 of the RMV.

Fritz-Schumacher-Weg , Praunheim

Fritz Schumacher (1869–1947), (full name: Friedrich Wilhelm Schumacher), architect and town planner. He was a representative of the North German "clinker expressionism", in particular of the brick Gothic in Lübeck .

Fritz-Tarnow-Strasse , Dornbusch

Fritz Tarnow (1880–1951), important social democrat, trade unionist and member of the Reichstag for the Weimar Republic. After Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933 and the trade unions were broken up, he was arrested. After his release, he left the country immediately and worked in Sweden to rebuild the unions in exile.

Fritz von Unruh system , Ginnheim

Fritz von Unruh (1885–1970), German writer and poet of literary expressionism. War volunteer in World War I , seriously wounded. Then pacifist. In 1935 he went into exile in the USA, from which he returned after the war, but could no longer gain a foothold.

Fritz-Wichert-Ring , Kalbach-Riedberg

Fritz Wichert (1878–1951), art historian from Mainz-Kastel. Worked at the Städel from 1907 , became director of the Kunsthalle in Mannheim in 1909 , and in 1923 director of the Städelschule , which he built up into a leading German art school. Formally granted leave of absence from the National Socialists in 1933, he moved to Kampen / Sylt, where he also died.

Froebelstrasse , Bockenheim

Friedrich Wilhelm August Fröbel (1782-1852), teacher (Pestalozzi's pupil). In 1840 Fröbel founded the first German “ kindergarten ” in Bad Blankenburg

Froschhäuser Strasse , Griesheim

Froschhausen , district of Seligenstadt in the Offenbach district

Frühmessereiweg , Sossenheim

Catholic pastors used to have support from early knives, i. H. Clergymen who had to read mass early in the morning. They lived in the early mess room and were paid from the proceeds of a foundation set up especially for this purpose.


Fuchstanzstrasse , Rödelheim

Fuchstanz , a pass used in Roman times with a popular excursion restaurant between Altkönig and Kleiner Feldberg im Taunus

Fuldaer Strasse , Fechenheim

Fulda , city in the Fulda district of the same name and located on the Fulda . Bishopric.

Funckstrasse , Bockenheim-Kuhwald

Karl-Ludwig Funck (1852–1918), long-time member of the city council.

Five-finger cookies , old town

A tiny place in the maze of alleys east of the Römerberg. Like the five fingers of a hand, Schwertfegergasse , Drachengasse , Goldhutgasse , Flößergasse and Römergasse flowed onto the square in the heart of the old town, on which there was a small fountain and which was a well-known sight and a popular postcard motif before its destruction in 1944.

Fürstenbergerstrasse , Westend

The Fürstenberger patrician family immigrated from Mainz in the 15th century. With Philipp Fürstenberger, who died in 1540, it represented an influential pioneer of the Reformation. In 1640 the family died out.

Individual evidence

  1. "ON THE FACHWEG". Hessian field names. In: Landesgeschichtliches Informationssystem Hessen (LAGIS).
  2. ^ Official Journal of the City of Frankfurt am Main, No. 26/2008