The state of Nordrhein-Westfalen was founded in the Stahlhof in 1948. Dusseldorf's first administrative building was ... More
The state of Nordrhein-Westfalen was founded in the Stahlhof in 1948. Dusseldorf's first administrative building was constructed in 1904 by Johannes Radtke by order of the steel association. The symmetrical edifice was built around two courtyards. The vertical line effect is effectuated by the powerful plastic structuring of the projection and reflection of the facade. Much of the entrance hall and stairwell has been constructed in marble. The magnificent paintings hanging on the walls depict scenes from steel manufacturing. This powerful structure now houses the Administrative Court.
Built in 1998, the Stadttor or City Gate is perhaps Dusseldorf's finest example of contemporary architecture. Towering 80m over the
harbor and media district, the glass building houses numerous offices, media centres and lawyers' practices. The huge, round steel ...
Located in the village of Benrath, a suburb of Dusseldorf since 1929, Schloss Benrath, was erected in 1756 73, in
the middle of a spacious park bordered by the Rhine, by electoral Prince Carl Theodor von Pfalz Sulzbach. Designed ...
Founded in 1904, the Hetjens Museum's collection comprises of over 10,000 pieces of earthenware, stoneware and porcelain from the Middle
East, East Asia, Africa, America, and Europe. The oldest exhibit dates back to 6000 B.C and new pieces by ...