[Imports-us] Palo Alto, CA Building Outlines import
the Old Topo Depot
oldtopos at novacell.com
Mon Jul 22 16:51:05 UTC 2013
Sweet, I had misinterpreted that dataset as just district information.
Will ingest and conflate.
On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 9:06 AM, Brian May <bmay at mapwise.com> wrote:
> 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.
> They have business names, apartment names, etc, too.
> 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
> A wiki page discussing this proposal can be reviewed at
> 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
> 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.
> John Novak
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