Tuesday, December 1, 2015

MAR Monthly Report: November 2015

Changes to The MAR

  • New Addresses:  52
  • New Place Names: 22
  • New Residential Units:  489

By The Numbers

  • Addresses:  145,596
  • Residential Units:  224,949
  • Place Names:  7,657
  • Intersections: 18,602
  • Blocks:  16,207

In the News

  • The MAR Block table as well as the MAR Intersection table have been updated.  These updates are primarily located on military facilities and new residential developments. These updates help ensure that intersections and blocks locations in remains of high quality.    
  • We received over 63 responses to the the OCTO GIS Geocoding Survey.  Thank You!  We will be using these valuable survey responses to improve our geocoding services. 

Did You Know?

The Alias table (place names) contains building names, historical sites, statues, metro station entrances, museums, federal buildings, hospitals, embassies, hotels and more. Examples include , White House, Washington Monument, US Capitol, as well as Barney Circle. There are over 7,000 alias records. Using the MAR Location Search [ http://dcatlas.dcgis.dc.gov/mar/ ] alias names can be searched. Each and every alias record is associated with an address record. Multiple alias records can be associated with one address record (if one address has two building names)

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