[Tagging] Permanent open air stage

Peteris Krisjanis pecisk at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 11:36:09 BST 2010

2010/8/23 David Earl <david at frankieandshadow.com>:
> On 23/08/2010 10:54, Liz wrote:
>> On Mon, 23 Aug 2010, Peteris Krisjanis wrote:
>>> I'm tagging my hometown and saw that Map features doesn't have any tag
>>> to mark open air stages. I know lot of open air stages are one time
>>> effort (for example, festivals), but there are lot of permanent ones
>>> (made of stone, wood, etc.), especially in Europe.
>>> leisure = openair_stage or leisure=open_air_stage?
>> a similar item from the 19th Century is called a bandstand
>> do they have a tag yet?
>> otherwise I would consider them equivalent and tag them the same
> http://osm.org/go/0ERWvVy24--
> I tagged building=bandstand, but I know of numerous others so a tag in its
> own right would be good.
> I can think of at least four different things like this:
> - the Victorian bandstand as above,
> - a stage where theatre is performed (Covent Garden - the performance area,
> not the Opera)
> - an orchestra stage (which might be the same thing, or might be exclusive)
> - I have in mind the one on the banks of the Charles River in Boston. Is
> this in fact different from a bandstand except in scale? Clearly at a high
> level no and at a deeper level yes.
> - a historic amphitheatre still used for contemporary productions - like the
> one at Orange in France
> Also, doesn't the Parthenon has a permanent theatrical seating area for the
> Son et lumiere displays, so there's no stage but there is an auditorium.
> David

Ok, I went with building=bandstand.

Anyone for creating proposal feature or edit it stright down in Map features?


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