Wiesbaden, Taunusstraße No.22


Taunusstrasse 22

Year of construction: ~1900

Location

This historical building is located at the forefront of the premium addresses in Wiesbaden. As one of the most beautiful streets of Wiesbaden, Taunusstraße is also known for its antique market.
Impressive old buildings in the Wilhelminian style form the picture of this spirited street. Here you find the most luxurious antique galleries and the finest restaurants offering culinary delights.

Characterization of the building

Cultural monument.
Art and Construct…..art of construction …..With this object, our concept got a new intensity. Faithful to the style of DBG Art und Bauen GmbH, we combined old with new styles and a new piece of art was produced.

Art nouveau meets is state of the art.

It took bijan a. ghassabei plenty of time, money, patience, and tenacity to keep the authenticity of this cultural monument at 100%. In spite of all this, he never lost his sense of humour and put all his love and creativity into endlessly complex and extensive structural alteration works.

Inside the building are 21 extravagantly designed apartments, which are almost fully furnished. Every apartment has its own character..
- Exclusive marble bathrooms with mirror walls and first class glass-shower
- Exclusive marble – guests - Toilet
- Gull wing doors
- Restored stuccowork
- Double glass windows
- Wooden parquet floors
- Halogen lightning
- Premium built-in-kitchen with dishwasher, ceran-stove with oven, microwave...
- Balcony
- Washing machine and dryer
- Digital Satellite TV, phone and Internet access
- Car park

All floors are accessible with a glass elevator. On the ground floor of the house is the Grand Asia Restaurant. The fine Asian restaurant combines three different Asian cuisines. The renter and the house owner invested more than one million in the rebuilding and reconstruction of the restaurant. Also the first floor has a very exclusive hairdresser’s shop.

Construction and professional facts

The building on Taunusstraße No: 22 is a cultural monument that was built around the turn of the century.
During construction, a break through between old and new building connected the two buildings with each other.
In the space between the buildings a light and quiet inner courtyard was formed. The apartments are reachable through access balconies. A glass roof covers the basement part of the inner courtyard..
Total living area: 1.274,38 QM
Commercial area: 678,40 QM
Rentable area: 69,21 QM
Area Total: 2.021,99 QM

Infrastructure

Within three minutes, you can reach the state chamber (Staatskanzlei), the Hessisches Staatstheater theatre and the Casino located in the historical Spa Hotel (Kurhaus). All daily necessities and conveniences are offered just around the corner. The central station and the freeway are reachable within few minutes.

Alteration / Restoration / Modification works

1992 - 1998
Damages found at the building demanded basic gutting, alteration, restoration and structural measures from basement to top floor of this cultural monument.
Gutting:
Dismounting of all old sanitary, electrical and heating elements, built-in cupboards, supply and waste disposal line as well as all floor-, and roof covering, baseboards, partition walls and all other displaceable objects.
Furthermore, we removed all old installations of bathrooms, WC´s, and kitchens.
Since 1991, the house owner and builder made the building Taunusstraße No. 22 one of the most beautiful cultural monuments of Wiesbaden.
That is why they call it “Pearl of Wiesbaden”.
We have over 2,800 pictures, which keep a record of all building measures, as well as the construction of the new building, from turning the first sod until full furnishing.