[Tagging] Mapping guidelines
baloo at ursamundi.org
Sun Jan 22 03:30:59 GMT 2012
On Sat, 2012-01-21 at 22:23 -0500, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> On 1/21/2012 9:42 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > On Sat, 2012-01-21 at 20:56 -0500, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> >> On 1/21/2012 8:50 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
> >>> On Sat, 2012-01-21 at 13:39 -0600, Toby Murray wrote:
> >>>> Unfortunately I don't have a good picture of this myself so here is a
> >>>> kind of crappy streetview shot: http://kan.st/yG
> >>>> The sign carries the name of this area. It is sitting in the middle of
> >>>> a short section of split carriageway residential road indicating that
> >>>> "you are now entering the Sharingbrook neighborhood. I would say that
> >>>> includes the road.
> >>> That would be boundary=administrative.
> >> So much for your "ground truth", eh?
> > Are there examples of places where neighborhoods aren't administrative
> > units of larger cities?
> Pretty much everywhere. Geographic administrative units are typically
> larger than single neighborhoods, especially suburban neighborhoods such
> as Sharingbrook. (It's not clear that Manhattan, KS has any such units;
> its commissioners are elected at-large.) Are there examples of places
> where there is a one-to-one mapping between neighborhoods and
> administrative units?
Portland, Oregon has fixed districts. So does New York City (though it
calls them boroughs).
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