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I'm trying to figure out how to tag the multiple archways in milwaukee. I think it would be a nice detail to add since most of the old brewery buildings have them. Thanks for any help.

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asked 16 May '16, 21:02

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If you really want it to appear on the osm.org map, you could make it a building which crosses the road, with a roof:shape=round, roof:material=metal, and an appropriate estimate for roof:height and building:height. (And probably leave the gantry tag on too). Then, make the part of the road directly underneath have a building_passage tag.

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edited 08 Sep, 11:25

These arches seem to go from a metal advertisement for a company to historic buildings like this one https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arc_de_Triomphe that is here https://www.openstreetmap.org/search?query=arc%20de%20triumph#map=19/48.87376/2.29572

(10 Sep, 08:52) andy mackey

I would tag it as a gantry shown here in this Wiki article.

The tagging I would suggest is:
man_made=gantry
name=Schlitz Park

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answered 16 May '16, 22:54

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Alas will such ever be rendered on the map?

(07 Sep, 18:33) jidanni

Likely not on any standard maps soon. Imagine how much noise that would create on the map.

(08 Sep, 08:52) TZorn

Folks, let's not let cultural biases make us forget that in some countries some of these can be really massive, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paifang , and deserve to be on the map.

(09 Sep, 06:31) jidanni
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