From Römerkastell (Roman fort) to the commercial, housing and industrial estate
The eastern part of the town has been an area of growth since the 1960s and 1970s. Single family homes are found in the area to the west of the cemetery and blocks of flats to the east, making these parts of town the most densely populated. At the same time, a very large commercial and industrial estate has developed along Bosenheimer Straße. This expansion is bigger than the whole town area together, which took two thousand years to reach its current size.