[Tagging] Updating definition and description of place=square

Tod Fitch tod at fitchfamily.org
Sat Mar 28 01:47:29 UTC 2020

> On Mar 27, 2020, at 5:29 PM, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 5:23 PM Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com <mailto:pla16021 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I can think of one US city square which has "square" in the name
> (not square shaped, though) that is rather well-known.  If you
> can't think of it the ball will drop eventually, at midnight on Dec 31st.
> The University of Washington has "Red Square" tagged as a place=square https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/47.65612/-122.30974 <https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/47.65612/-122.30974>
> Madison, WI has a square tagged as a park. https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/415148381 <https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/415148381>
> Atenas, CR has a square, as many Costa Rica cities, also tagged as a park. https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/9.97911/-84.37985 <https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/9.97911/-84.37985>

Looks like Union Square in San Francisco is tagged as both leisure=park and place=square https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/25278818

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