Slotervaart

Slotervaart
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Slotervaart is part of the Westelijke Tuinsteden (Amsterdam Nieuw-West) and owes its name to the former waterway, the Slotervaart (Sloter Canal). 

Garden City Type: Mixed (housing association / municipality / other)
  
Country: Netherlands
City: Amsterdam
Years of construction:
1954 Start construction
1965 Completion
  
Initiator/client: Municipality of Amsterdam - Dienst der Publieke Werken
Architect or related:
Cornelis van Eesteren
Heritage status: No
Explanation:
Simultaneous with the construction of Geuzenveld, another garden city was built on the other side of the Sloterplas: Slotervaart. The district owes its name to the former waterway, the Slotervaart (Sloter Canal), that once connected the Overtoomse Sluis (Overtoomse Lock or Sluice) with the village of Sloten. The architecture in Slotervaart is a
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General condition of Garden City: Reasonable condition
Explanation: Most part of the Bluebandvillage is renovated, although some parts are demolished (for example Elisabeth Boddaertstraat 11-19 is demolished in 2015 and replaced with other housing).

General description

Slotervaart is part of the Westelijke Tuinsteden (Amsterdam Nieuw-West) and owes its name to the former waterway, the Slotervaart (Sloter Canal). 

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Westelijke Tuinsteden

Westelijke Tuinsteden
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Mixed (housing association / municipality / other)

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