One of them is the Neo-baroque palace Büsingpalais with the Büsingpark, reconstructed in the 1980s.
Today it is used as a congress center close to the Sheraton hotel.
The city was thereafter ruled by Grand Dukes of Hesse and by Rhine until the monarchy was abolished in 1918.
Offenbach became the center of the traditional design with figures such as the architect Hugo Eberhardt, the typographer Rudolf Koch, the bookbinder and designer Ignatz Wiemeler and Ernst Engel and the painter Karl Friedrich Lippmann.
Offenbach is a so-called ´Sozialer Brennpunkt`(= multiple social problems area) because of unemployment, poverty, gang related crime and migration.The town was more cosmopolitan than Frankfurt; famous people such as Goethe and Mozart visited it several times.The Rumpenheim Palace and its park were a popular destination for monarchs in the 19th century.Klingspor and Linotype (inventors of Optima or Palatino typeface) moving to nearby Eschborn in the 1970s and MAN Roland printing machines still a major employer today.Typography and design still remain important with a cluster of graphic design and industrial design companies, as well as the university level Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach am Main design school and the Klingspor Museum.
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In the 19th century the city became industrialized and the population increased even tenfold.Offenbach is one of the German cities where Germans without migrant background make up a minority of the population. 44.3% of residents or 55,047 people had no foreign background.During the Middle Ages Offenbach passed through many hands. Only in 1486 could the Count Ludwig of Isenburg finally take control of city for his family, and 1556 Count Reinhard of Isenburg relocated his Residence to Offenbach, building a palace, the Isenburger Schloß (Isenburg Palace), which was completed in 1559.During the Second World War the city suffered heavily from bombing by the Allied Forces.
More than half of the city's population have a non-German background, with Turks, former Yugoslavs, Arabs, Italians, Greeks and Poles as major groups.The Deutscher Wetterdienst, commonly abbreviated as DWD, (translated from German as German Meteorological Service), residing in the Westend district.Offenbach was also the European center of typography, with Gebr.It was destroyed by fire in 1564 and rebuilt in 1578.In 1635 Offenbach given to the Landgraves of Hesse-Darmstadt but it was returned to the Isenburg-Birstein Count (later Prince) in 1642 and remained in that Principality until 1815 when the Congress of Vienna gave the city to the Austrian Emperor, Francis I.