ECB's new HQ begins to take shape

The construction of the new European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt moved one step closer this week with demolition work on the former site of the Grossmarkthalle (wholesale market) due to begin on Thursday 1 July.

Click here to for more information and photos of the design of the ECB's new headquarters on the Emporis Building Database web site

The site on the booming east side of Frankfurt will be cleared until November 30 and handed over to the European Central Bank by the end of 2004