Victoria-Fraserview: Neighbourhood by the Numbers

1974: The year the Knight Street bridge opened. 

5: Number of years it took to construct Knight Street bridge.

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3: The Knight Street bridge on/off ramps’s overall ranking among the worst crash sites in the Lower Mainland, according to ICBC.

600: Number of unemployed young single men who worked over a period of four years during the Depression on the first nine holes of what was then the Fraser Golf Course.

1943: The year the park board changed the name to the Fraserview Golf Course after much public confusion with golfers who were assuming the course was on Fraser Street.

0: Number of community centres in Victoria-Fraserview. There are two in nearby Killarney.

164: Number of flowering magnolias on Elliot Street, which represents more than half the trees on that street.

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