[Tagging] Tagging for an event space / function hall?

PanierAvide panieravide at riseup.net
Thu Mar 5 20:39:14 UTC 2015


Hello,

Maybe this can be included in the "events_centre" proposal [1], which 
can be extended to cover places that hosts private events.

[1] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Events_centre


Le 05/03/2015 21:27, Andrew Guertin a écrit :
> There are a number of places in my area that allow you to rent space 
> for a private party or other gathering. Typically, they provide 
> tables, chairs, etc., along with perhaps a bar or other services.
>
> OSM doesn't seem to have a standardized tag for this. The ones I've 
> found in use are:
> 1    amenity_1    event hall
> 1    amenity        event
> 4    amenity        event_center
> 1    amenity        event centre
> 5    amenity        event_centre
> 2    amenity        event_hall
> 2    amenity        event_location
> 2    amenity        event_space
> 1    amenity        event_vanue
> 4    amenity        event_venue
> 1    amenity        function_centre, wedding venue
> 1    amenity        function hall
> 1    amenity        function_hall
> 9    amenity        function_room
> 1    amenity        function_rooms
> 1    amenity        restaurant;event_location
> 1    building    event_hall
> 4    building    Event_hall
> 1    building    Event_Venue
> 1    building    function hall
> 1    building:use    event_hall
> 1    designation    event center
> 1    designation    Event Center
> 1    designation    Event Hall
> 2    designation    Event location
> 1    designation    Event Venue
> 1    landuse        event_center
> 1    leisure        event_location
> 1    office        event hall
> 1    tourism        Function Hall
> 1    type        function_hall
> 1    usage        event_hall
> 3    usage        Event_hall
>
>
> ...along with a bunch shoehorned into name or description, and 
> sometimes using other inappropriate but understandably close tags like 
> amenity=community_centre.
>
> I think this should be standardized.
>
> There are a couple of considerations that should be made:
>   a) How to distinguish this from amenity=community_centre and 
> amenity=social_centre (intuitively obvious, but perhaps tricky to write)
>   b) How to deal with wedding venues. There are many places (hotels, 
> B&Bs, etc) that don't exclusively host events but are well prepared to 
> and do so on a regular basis, and even advertise such. Sometimes the 
> space usage is ambiguous or reconfigurable. Is this worth worrying 
> about or should we leave the boundary fuzzy and let mappers decide 
> case-by-case in tricky situations?
>
> Finally, what should the chosen tag be?
>
> --Andrew
>
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