[Tagging] Block names (vs street names) in Brasilia

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 15:44:12 BST 2012


On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 4:20 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:

> if neighbourhood is missleading, you could invent a place=block below
> neighbourhood. "neighbourhood" seems to be interpreted differently in
> different cultural backgrounds. Personally I always saw it as a
> relatively small entity, smaller than a quarter which would be smaller
> than a suburb.

It seems that neighbourhood/district/quarter are very closed and hard
to translate (as you say, it's cultural). But the "block" seems to be
easy to define since it is the smallest area defined by a street grid.

Pieren



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