The North End, known as Nordend was mostly spared during World War Two, and is split into two areas, Nordend-Ost and Nordend-West.
There are well maintained old houses, four-storey vintage apartments, and new developments showcasing the latest in high-density inner-city living.
Well defined parks give the district a sense of space, including the expansive Cemetery (on Rat-Bell Strasse) which is one of the largest cemeteries in Germany, and also contains a Jewish Cemetery.
Nordend has the highest population density in Frankfurt and is also known as a creative enclave. There are cool bars, distinctive restaurants, cafés and ice cafes for locals and tourists to sit in and indulge in people watching.
When visiting Nordend, if you’re after boutique shops in Frankfurt, take a walk up Oeder Weg.
If you want a feel of the traditional architectural style of Frankfurt, head towards, Glauburgstrasse, by walking through the back streets.
Gentrification, regardless of where you stand on the issue, has played an important role in maintain grand old buildings, both inside and out.