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Atmosphere and specifics

  • Constructed in 1934.
  • In 1956, sub-neighbourhood Tolsteeg was built with the emphasis on middle high flat buildings without lift.
  • Gerrit Rietveld influence on the design Robijnhof and Smaragdhof.
  • Straight lanes, broad gravel paths and grassy lanes (Park at Tolsteegplantsoen).
  • Rotsoord, redeveloped with houses, industriousness, restaurants, car parks. Is now part of trendy Utrecht.
  • Partly paid and partly free parking.
  • Shopping centre located in heart of the neighbourhood.
  • Mural in the auditorium by M.C. Escher.
  • Has its own train and tram station "Vaartse Rijn".
  • Cemetery, urn garden with bays and pillars, constructed in 2008.

Construction years

Age distribution