[Tagging] How to map terrace buildings with names

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Mon Jul 6 19:58:11 UTC 2020

On Mon, 6 Jul 2020 at 19:43, Skyler Hawthorne <osm at dead10ck.com> wrote:

> 1. Draw a way around the whole building and tag it with building=terrace,
> and then add entrance nodes with addresses, or
> 2. Draw the outline of the terrace builiding, but then make ways inside the
> building to create detailed borders of the individual properties inside the
> terrace  building, and map each of those ways with building=house with the
> address.

if you're using JOSM, the "Terracer" plug-in:


will do your second option for you, in one process, and very well.

Andy Mabbett

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