[Tagging] leisure=common replacement for public areas with some trees

Phake Nick c933103 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 6 20:24:45 UTC 2019

In Hong Kong, we have many area that are officially destinated as
"sitting-out area" that would fit the description. These area usually have
a few benches along with little bit of plantation around them for people to
sit inside. They are managed by government and usually sandwiched between
different streets or buildings. Some of them are currently tagged as park
and garden but that doesn't seems to be the most appropriate description
for these spaces.

2019年3月7日 02:27 於 "Martin Koppenhoefer" <dieterdreist at gmail.com> 寫道:

Am Di., 5. März 2019 um 09:02 Uhr schrieb Marián Kyral <mkyral at email.cz>:

> Typically a small areas in the city between apartment buildings. These
> areas are not official parks, gardens or grass. It is just a green
> accessible for everoyne.

are these guaranteed to be accessible? Are they part of the residential
properties, or public space (by property not accessibility) between the
If they are part of the residential parcel, you could see them as kind of
gardens (within the residential landuse), if they are public property you
could distinguish the intensively maintained (garden and parks) from the
grass areas and from "urban wasteland" (leftovers).

Sometimes, public property (housing) will be sold and the new owner might
treat the public spaces around them differently (privatization of these

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