[talk-au] Location "signs" - what are they?

Daniel O'Connor daniel.oconnor at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 06:14:40 UTC 2018


I tend to treat these in rural areas as "city limit signs" ("Welcome to X").
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:traffic_sign#Tagging

I would maybe tag a residential area with the sign name for a
'neighbourhood' / 'real estate development vanity naming' sign as per
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:place%3Dneighbourhood

On Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 4:12 PM, Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Asked about these on the Tagging list but didn't get any response so
> thought I'd try here.
>
> Discussions re Public Art, made me wonder what to call these location (?)
> signs.
>
> These two aren't suburbs, only real-estate developments / perhaps
> "neighbourhoods?
>
> https://www.google.com.au/maps/@-28.0958424,153.4424594,3a,
> 75y,316.46h,87.91t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sad969aKOue4bvLQYIjpB
> zg!2e0!7i13312!8i6656?hl=en
>
> https://www.google.com.au/maps/@-28.0536126,153.3996352,3a,
> 75y,23.46h,80.66t/data=!3m9!1e1!3m7!1s4kuMyAx5URHiMzxctVSV
> zA!2e0!7i13312!8i6656!9m2!1b1!2i47?hl=en
>
> This one though is for a suburb, & was built to show all the services that
> were available in Burleigh Heads at that time & has been in place for
> something like 50 years! (& some of those services aren't actually
> available any more!)
>
> https://www.google.com.au/maps/@-28.0884156,153.4519354,3a,
> 37.5y,267.38h,116.27t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s7dO5hySbj_W3Rsbw
> mX1qkQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656?hl=en
>
> So, is there a tag for this type of "signage"?
>
>
>
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