Kensington-Cedar Cottage: Neighbourhood by the Numbers

15.9: In millions of dollars, the final cost of the new Trout Lake rink and community centre, roughly three times more than the original estimate the City gave before the 2003 Olympic plebiscite.

28: Number of years since the Public Dreams Society first began hosting Illuminares Lantern Festivals at John Hendry Park. The non-profit arts group recently announced this year's event would be their last due to lack of funding.

3,000: Approximate number of signatures on a 2011 petition presented to city council requesting the creation of a special Little Saigon business district on Kingsway Avenue.

22: Number of individual bronze sculptures by artist Tom Dean, including a rather terrifying leopard having its ear gnawed by a goat, located outside the new Kensington library branch.

7: Number of halls or meeting rooms available to rent for special events at the Croatian Cultural Centre.

17: Number of storeys of a residential tower at King Edward Village, built by the Aquilini Group and completed in 2008, the neighbourhood's tallest building.

100: Age of the redeveloped Charles Dickens elementary school, the first school in the Vancouver school district to meet LEED environmental standards.

84: Units of E. coli per 100 millilitres of water, as measured by Vancouver Coastal Health in Trout Lake on Aug. 9. The amount is the third highest in the city but much lower then the now-closed Second Beach and Sunset Beach.

1: Number of KFC outlets in KCC.

0: Number of trout in Trout Lake.

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