[Imports-us] Palo Alto, CA Building Outlines import

the Old Topo Depot oldtopos at novacell.com
Mon Jul 22 16:51:05 UTC 2013


Brian,

Sweet, I had misinterpreted that dataset as just district information.
 Will ingest and conflate.

Thanks,


On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 9:06 AM, Brian May <bmay at mapwise.com> wrote:

>  John,
>
> Couldn't you use the "Location Data" data set for address points? It has
> lat and long columns. Seems straightforward - looks like you can export the
> google fusion table to CSV and go from there, i.e. conflate to building
> outlines, etc.
>
>
> https://googledrive.com/host/0B5Urq1jZb1MYWWY4cnVaejNDLTg/paloalto/opengisdata
>
> https://www.google.com/fusiontables/DataSource?docid=1PK6kjLa7O0OHI9iqK2A2u6NTo8Bb4E4t6FXr8lo#rows:id=1
>
> They have business names, apartment names, etc, too.
>
> Brian
>
>
> On 7/22/2013 10:25 AM, the Old Topo Depot wrote:
>
> Happy Monday,
>
>  The city of Palo Alto, CA has released a set of building outlines, and
> I've created an .osm file from that data at
> https://github.com/oldtopos/PaloAltoCA
>
>  A wiki page discussing this proposal can be reviewed at
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Palo_Alto,_California/Buildings_Import#Data_Transformation_Results
>
>  A brief summary is I plan to perform manual conflation with existing
> building outline and address point information.  Most of the city is
> lacking outlines, the majority of the conflation work is required on the
> Stanford Campus, a few commercial areas, and the northern area of Palo Alto
> that borders Menlo Park, where hand traced and filed collected address
> point exist.
>
>  TOU for the data can be viewed at
> http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/gov/depts/it/open_data/terms_of_use.asp
>
>  This import does NOT include comprehensive address points, which is not
> currently available as an easily imported dataset.
>
>  The city also as has a land use polygon dataset (among others) that I'll
> use to update existing shapes once this import has been approved.
>
>  I look forward to your feedback.
>
>  Best,
>
>  --
> John Novak
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