[Tagging] Tagging a private/membership club
awiseman at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 21:16:54 UTC 2017
Ah, thanks. The wiki says leisure=social_club is being merged into club= ,
but there's also a proposal for leisure=social_club from 2010...
I wonder if it should be leisure or amenity? It seems like neither one
renders on the regular view, as far as I can tell.
On Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 2:48 PM, Mark Wagner <mark+osm at carnildo.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Jan 2017 13:22:48 -0500
> Andrew Wiseman <awiseman at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > Myself and a few other folks in the US have been looking into a way
> > to tag private or membership clubs -- things like the Elks Club,
> > Fraternal Order of Eagles, Veterans of Foreign Wars club (which are
> > sometimes open to the public) and the fancier private clubs (called
> > gentlemen's clubs in the UK) ones that are members-only, or members
> > and their guests -- like the Yale Club, Cosmos Club, and so on in the
> > US, for example. It seems like the wiki is not very clear.
> > club=* doesn't have anything specific about this:
> > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:club and it seems to be more
> > of the place where a meeting of a club happens, rather than a
> > specific type of facility.
> > Taginfo says amenity=social_club only has two uses, but I don't think
> > that's accurate, I've found about 10 uses myself just searching
> > around for the American Legion, another type of these clubs
> > https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/social_club#overview
> > American Legion, a widespread one in the US, is tagged variously as
> > social facility, social centre, bar, social club and others just in a
> > quick search. Social facility is common but seems wrong, as it's more
> > for social services, while these places are more like a
> > bar/restaurant where meetings and events are sometimes held -- but
> > usually not open to the public, unless there's a concert or
> > something. The club members often do charity work as well.
> > To me social_club seems like the best option but there's not
> > agreement on the wiki. What do others think?
> First, you're mis-interpreting the Taginfo results. There are only two
> "social_club=*" tags, but 500 "amenity=social_club" (as well as 498
> "leisure=social_club", 2 "office=social_club", 2 "club=social_club",
> and a scattering of "historic=", "disused:amenity=", and
> "old_amenity=" tags).
> Second, "amenity=social_club" sounds good to me. It's what I've been
> using for VFW posts, Moose lodges, and one strangely-placed Hells
> Angels clubhouse.
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