[Tagging] Address and street name inside a private housing estate

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Tue Mar 26 15:39:43 UTC 2013

Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 2:50 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer
> <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I wouldn't use addr:place as this should already be covered by
> > addr:city (not only used for actual "cities"), but I could imagine
> an
> > addr:neighbourhood (where neighbourhood would be a place part of a
> > bigger settlement). If this is not in context of a bigger settlement
> > I'd instinctively prefer to use its own place like place=hamlet
> (could
> > be discussed, not sure).
> To clarify my case, the housing estate is never a settlement by
> itself. It is always a part of a bigger urbanized area like a village
> or town,city. If the settlement is a hamlet, we already know how to
> proceed.
> Pieren
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If someone mails a letter to a person living in this estate, how is it addressed? Person's name, house number, private street name, estate name, etc.?  Person's name, house number without a street name, estate name, etc.?  Person's name followed immediately by the estate name?

John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
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