[Geowanking] neighborhood database?
raj at rajsingh.org
Sun Sep 16 12:32:45 PDT 2007
Looks like for Seattle you can get neighborhoods from the library:
or the city for $125:
In my 10+ years in the urban planning field, I've never come across a
national database of neighborhoods. Yes, in some towns neighborhoods
coincide with wards or census boundaries, but not always.
I'd be very interested in helping out in an effort to develop an open
neighborhood database repository if I had some help.
On Sep 15, 2007, at 3:21 PM, Anselm Hook wrote:
> Is there a free database of American neighborhood names and polygonal
> To elaborate:
> For example San Francisco has neighborhoods like 'SOMA' or 'chinatown'
> or 'mission'.
> My current need is a neighborhood database for Seattle, of which one
> appears here:
> It seems like there may be data behind this - I am about to check if
> this is just from some publically available census data like census
> But generally speaking is there something comprehensive for the entire
> United States?
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