Oakridge: Neighbourhood by the Numbers

12.95: The cost of a seven ounce Montreal smoked meat sandwich (Renee’s favourite) at Kaplan’s Deli and Catering at 5775 Oak St.

1956: The year the development of Oakridge Centre was announced.

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45: The highest tower in the proposed billion-dollar redevelopment of Oakridge Centre.

24: The height limit for towers in the 2007 Oakridge Centre Policy Statement

1926: The year Canadian Pacific Railway built Langara Golf Course. Canadian architect Thomas McBroom redesigned the course, according to the City of Vancouver.

9,392: The number of university/career studies students for the 2013 fall term at Langara College.

5: The number of Courier editorial staff who attended Langara’s journalism program

15,128: The total number on entries and exits at the Oakridge Canada Line station based on data collected on a typical weekday in the fall of 2011.

6: The number of Oakridge area parks — Cambie Park, Columbia Park, Langara Golf Club, Langara Park, Montgomery Park and Tisdall Park.

14: The percent of Jewish population in Vancouver, many of whom live in the Oakridge area, who are low income.

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