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Fritz Höger

Hamburg, Germany
born 1877, Elmshorn

Johann Frederick Hoeger, called Fritz Hoeger (born 12 June 1877 in Bekenreihe at Elmshorn, deceased 21 June 1949 in Bad Segeberg) was a German architect and builder. He is considered one of the leading representatives of German brick expressionism.

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Hoeger was the eldest of..

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Chile House

Hamburg, Germany
by Fritz Höger

The Chilehaus (Chile House) is a ten-story office building in Hamburg, Germany designed by the architect Fritz Höger for the shipping magnate Henry B. Sloman, who made his fortune trading saltpeter from Chile. It is an exceptional example of the 1920s Brick Expressionism style of architecture...

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Anzeiger-Hochhaus

Hannover, Germany
by Fritz Höger

The Anzeiger-Hochhaus (Gazette-Building) in Hanover was designed by Fritz Hoeger, it’s 51m high and was built from 1927 to 1928 near the Stone Gate Square. With its 12m tall, green roof dome, it is a landmark of the city and was one of the first skyscrapers in Germany. Anzeiger-Hochhaus was one..

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Fritz Hoeger’s impressive brick church was built between the years 1930 to 1933. It has steep walls with a sleek, high tower which can be intimidating when up close. The red brick building with a green copper roof is an example of German brick expressionism as well as an example of expressionist..

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