Greiß, Eugen

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Greiß, Eugen Gender: M
Bertram Eugen Karl Julius Greiss
born on 2 February 1856 at 23:30 (= 11:30 PM )
Place Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 50n07, 8e40
Timezone LMT m8e40 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 13°21' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 26°15 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 24°55'


German architect and building contractor who worked on palatial residential and commercial buildings in the style of the Neo-Baroque and Neo-Renaissance. In addition, he planned and built apartment blocks and industrial plants. Other buildings were built in Aachen (commercial building on Theater Square), Alsfeld (Hall building of the German Kaiser), Bad Homburg vor der Höhe and Kassel.

Eugen Greiß was the son of the Frankfurt architectural painter Gustav Greiß (1825-1896), his younger brother was the architect Otto Greiß (1876-1945). From 1874 to 1877 he studied architecture at the Stuttgart Polytechnic with Konrad Dollinger, Christian Friedrich von Leins and Alexander von Tritschler. Greiß then returned to Frankfurt, where he became independent in 1883 as an architect and contractor. His construction company was considered one of the most important in the city. He was instrumental in the development of the station district.

He died in Frankfurt am Main on 13 March 1925, aged 69. His son Friedrich Viktor (1873-1916) was also an architect.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


  • sibling relationship with Greiß, Otto (born 30 October 1876)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hesse Archives.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
  • Vocation : Building Trades : Architect/ Planner
  • Vocation : Building Trades : Contractor