[Tagging] Architectural Monuments - ideas?

tshrub my-email-confirmation at online.de
Tue Feb 18 13:14:33 UTC 2014

> Hello,
> I'm currently importing a list of Architectural Monuments into OSM.
> The available information is the name, the architect, sometimes the
> construction period. But how should I tag it? I was thinking about
> three possibilities:
> 1) historic=architectural_monument: Some buildings are old, but most
> are recent buildings. And also the relevance seems to be sometimes
> not big enough to justify a historic tag.
> 2) tourism=attraction,
> tourism=attraction:type=architectural_monument: Some buildings are
> from famous architects, and might be tourist attractions. But most
> might be more interesting to architectural interested than to normal
> tourists.
> 3) building=architectural_monument:  This is my preferred choice. As
> it's the building itself which is a monument. But it conflicts with
> other possible uses of the building type. E.g. if building=school or
> building=station, it's very likely to be among the
> architectural_monuments
> There is as well "man_made" ... but I do not think this fits into a
> city.
> Thank you for your thoughts!
> nounours77
you might have a look to "Social-protected-area" 22
but basicly its more designed for scales larger than buildings, so in 
this case for quarters.

best, t.

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