[Talk-us] Abandoned Buildings in Baltimore

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Mon Jan 12 21:39:19 UTC 2015


On 1/12/15 4:27 PM, Elliott Plack wrote:
> I'm working with some other locals on another import, this time for 
> Baltimore City. In thinking of good attributes to add to buildings, I 
> thought it might be pertinent to denote the city's 16K+ vacant 
> buildings [1] on the OSM buildings. Have other people been doing this? 
> According to the wiki [2], it seems like the best tagging would be 
> either abandoned:building=yes or a combo of building=yes and 
> abandoned:building=yes.
>
what is the definition you are using for abandoned?

here in Albany there is a major problem with empty
buildings with absentee landlords who are not maintaining
the buildings. how would Baltimore classify these?

richard

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