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Is there a way to group several different closed ways so that they display as one closed way on the OSM layers and in Nominatim? Example- Neighborhoods sometimes have parts of them that don't really link to each other but are still part of one large neighborhood.

asked 15 Dec '13, 04:48

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  1. OSM is very clear you shouldn't add data or tags just so something displays on a certain renderer. I think that concept would apply to Nominatim too: add and tag the things that exist.
  2. That said, a multipolygon relation should do the trick, ie http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/details.php?place_id=9151190154 :)
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answered 15 Dec '13, 12:08

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This doesn't seem to do the trick for rendering in all layers after searching with Nominatim. In some cases, I am trying to map neighborhoods as residential areas that span across islands that don't touch. Is what I did in http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/details.php?place_id=9151190154 going to do the trick for this?

(18 Jan '14, 18:38) ItalianMustache
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