Numbers to know: Bialystoker nursing home is landmarked, making tracks to the Rockaways … and more

By Hayley Kaplan | May 23, 2013 01:30PM

“Numbers to know” is a weekly web feature that catalogues the most notable, quirky and surprising real estate statistics. Bialystoker Nursing Home wins landmark approval, service to the Rockaways via the A train has been restored and Jacques Torres celebrated its factory groundbreaking.

$1.8 million
Listing price for the “House of the Future” in Brentwood, Calif., which was built in 1955 by Popular Mechanics and meant to last centuries because it can withstand fire, earthquakes and temperature extremes [Zillow]

125,000
Acres of land purchased during the Bloomberg administration around the reservoirs that supply the city’s drinking water [Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Office]

40,000
Square feet in Jacques Torres’ new Brooklyn Army Terminal factory space, which broke ground on May 20 [Jacques Torres]

22,000
Total square footage four retailers will occupy on Coney Island — Thor Equities leased the space to the Nets Shop by Adidas, Wampum, Coney Island Convenience and Brooklyn Rock [Thor Equities]

1931
Year the Bialystoker Center and Home for the Aged, which was designated a landmark by the New York Landmarks Preservation Commission on May 21, opened [Landmarks Preservation Commission]

1,500
Feet of tracks that were rebuilt after Hurricane Sandy in order to get the A train to the Rockaways up and running by May 30 [Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Office]

100
Age in years of the Mary Help of Christian Church on 436 East 12th Street — preservation groups are rallying to save the church from being demolished [Greenwich Village Society of Historic Preservation]

91
Number of luxury co-op sales in the first quarter of 2013 — a 10.8 percent year-over-year decrease [StreetEasy]

90
Construction projects that will be funded by $90 million in state funds to upgrade and repair more than 50 state parks and historic sites throughout New York State [Governor Cuomo’s Office]

85
Percentage of the 29 units in contract at the Citizen condominiums at 124 West 23rd Street, developed by Anbau Enterprises [Anbau Enterprises]