[Tagging] Tagging of individual terraced houses?

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Mon Sep 7 16:36:52 UTC 2020

I am confused. Do you want to map the whole thing as a single
building=terrace, or each part separately as it’s own building=* area?

Where would you use the tag terraced=yes or terraced=apartments?

On a building:part=* or on individually drawn building=house areas?


On Mon, Sep 7, 2020 at 7:33 AM Oliver Simmons <oliversimmo at gmail.com> wrote:

> For terraced houses `building=terrace` is used for the whole block,
> but there is no tag for each individual building when they are separate,
> the reason for this is because the terraced building could be any of the
> `building=*` values, a shop, a house e.t.c, it could even be a weird small
> church; they are not always houses.
> `terraced=yes/apartments` has 227 uses on tag*info*
> <https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/terraced>, but no wiki page or
> discussion as far as I know.
> Should I make a page for it?
> Or should a proposal be made (I have no idea how these work)?
> Please note `terrace=*` (tag*info*
> <https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/terrace>) is for used something
> else (not sure what, but it doesn't matter anyways)
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