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Products > BYTES of the BIG APPLETM Printer Friendly Version
Areas_of_Interest_Centroids

Data Format: Shapefile

File or table name: Areas_of_Interest_Centroids

Data Projection: NAD_1983_StatePlane_New_York_Long_Island_FIPS_3104_Feet

Coordinate system: Lambert Conformal Conic

Theme keywords: Areas of Interest, Greenspaces, Cemeteries, Cultural Attractions, Label, Centroid

Abstract: These points were created as a guide to the locations of areas of interest found on the Department of City Planning's "New York: A City of Neighborhoods" poster and webpage. Best estimates of label centroids were established at a 1:1,000 scale, but are ideally viewed at a 1:50,000 scale.

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FGDC:
Identification Information
Data Quality Information
Spatial Data Organization Information
Spatial Reference Information
Entity and Attribute Information
Distribution Information
Metadata Reference Information


Identification Information:
Citation:
Originator: New York City Department of City Planning
Publication Date: January, 2010
Title: Areas_of_Interest_Centroids
Geospatial Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Series Information:
Series Name: BYTES of the BIG APPLE
Publication Information:
Publisher: City of New York Department of City Planning
Other Citation Details:
The "New York: A City of Neighborhoods" areas of interest files have undergone minor revisions since the 2006 release. The revisions include modification of areas of interest centroids positions, additions of areas of interest labels, the removal of areas of interest labels, or name updates. Documentation of changes and additions to the 2006 version of "New York: A City of Neighborhoods" is located under Data Quality/Process Step Information sections of metadata.
Online Linkage: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/html/bytes/applbyte.shtml
Description:
Abstract:
These points were created as a guide to the locations of areas of interest found on the Department of City Planning's "New York: A City of Neighborhoods" poster and webpage. Best estimates of label centroids were established at a 1:1,000 scale, but are ideally viewed at a 1:50,000 scale.
Purpose:
These points were created by the Department of City Planning as a guide to the locations of areas of interest found on the Department of City Planning's "New York: A City of Neighborhoods" poster and webpage.
Time Period of Content:
Time Period Information:
Single Date/Time:
Calendar Date: 12-2009
Currentness Reference:
publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency: As needed
Spatial Domain:
Bounding Coordinates:
West Bounding Coordinate: -74.250047
East Bounding Coordinate: -73.731706
North Bounding Coordinate: 40.896263
South Bounding Coordinate: 40.499525
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NONE
Theme Keyword: Areas of Interest
Theme Keyword: Greenspaces
Theme Keyword: Cemeteries
Theme Keyword: Cultural Attractions
Theme Keyword: Label
Theme Keyword: Centroid
Place:
Place Keyword Thesaurus: NONE
Place Keyword: New York
Place Keyword: New York City
Access Constraints: The data are freely available to all New York City agencies and the public.
Use Constraints:
While all possible measures have been taken to ensure the accuracy of this data, the NYC Department of City Planning and the City of New York assume no responsibility for the accuracy of this data. All users should independently verify the accuracy of the data for their purposes.
Point of Contact:
Contact Information:
Contact Organization Primary:
Contact Organization: New York City Department of City Planning
Contact Position: BYTES of the BIG APPLE Coordinator
Contact Address:
Address Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
22 Reade St, 5N
City: New York
State or Province: NY
Postal Code: 10007
Country: USA
Contact Voice Telephone: 212.720.3505
Native Data Set Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.3.1.3000
Cross Reference:
Title: Population Division, New York City Department of City Planning

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Data Quality Information:
Attribute Accuracy:
Attribute Accuracy Report:
While all possible measures have been taken to ensure the accuracy of this data, the NYC Department of City Planning and the City of New York assume no responsibility for the accuracy of this data. All users should independently verify the accuracy of the data for their purposes.
Positional Accuracy:
Horizontal Positional Accuracy:
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report:
Best estimates of label centroids were established at a 1:1,000 scale, but are ideally viewed at a 1:50,000 scale.
Lineage:

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Spatial Data Organization Information:
Direct Spatial Reference Method: Vector
Point and Vector Object Information:
SDTS Terms Description:
SDTS Point and Vector Object Type: Entity point
Point and Vector Object Count: 96

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Spatial Reference Information:
Horizontal Coordinate System Definition:
Planar:
Map Projection:
Map Projection Name: Lambert Conformal Conic
Lambert Conformal Conic:
Standard Parallel: 40.666667
Standard Parallel: 41.033333
Longitude of Central Meridian: -74.000000
Latitude of Projection Origin: 40.166667
False Easting: 984250.000000
False Northing: 0.000000
Planar Coordinate Information:
Planar Coordinate Encoding Method: coordinate pair
Coordinate Representation:
Abscissa Resolution: 0.000000
Ordinate Resolution: 0.000000
Planar Distance Units: survey feet
Geodetic Model:
Horizontal Datum Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator of Flattening Ratio: 298.257222
Vertical Coordinate System Definition:
Altitude System Definition:
Altitude Resolution: 0.000100
Altitude Encoding Method: Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates

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Entity and Attribute Information:
Detailed Description:
Entity Type:
Entity Type Label: Areas_of_Interest_Centroids
Attribute:
Attribute Label: FID
Attribute Definition:
Internal feature number.
Attribute Definition Source:
ESRI
Attribute Domain Values:
Unrepresentable Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute Label: Shape
Attribute Definition:
Feature geometry.
Attribute Definition Source:
ESRI
Attribute Domain Values:
Unrepresentable Domain:
Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute Label: Id
Attribute:
Attribute Label: Name
Attribute:
Attribute Label: Stacked
Attribute:
Attribute Label: AnnoLine1
Attribute:
Attribute Label: AnnoLine3
Attribute:
Attribute Label: Borough
Attribute:
Attribute Label: AnnoLine4
Attribute:
Attribute Label: AnnoLine2a
Attribute:
Attribute Label: Angle
Overview Description:
Entity and Attribute Overview:
The "New York: A City of Neighborhoods" areas of interest files have undergone minor revisions since the 2006 release. The revisions include modification of areas of interest centroids positions, additions of areas of interest labels, the removal of areas of interest labels, or name updates. Documentation of changes and additions to the 2006 version of "New York: A City of Neighborhoods" is located under Data Quality/Process Step Information sections of metadata.

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Distribution Information:
Resource Description: Downloadable Data
Standard Order Process:
Digital Form:
Digital Transfer Information:
Transfer Size: 0.003

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Metadata Reference Information:
Metadata Date: 20100203
Metadata Contact:
Contact Information:
Contact Organization Primary:
Contact Organization: REQUIRED: The organization responsible for the metadata information.
Contact Person: REQUIRED: The person responsible for the metadata information.
Contact Address:
Address Type: REQUIRED: The mailing and/or physical address for the organization or individual.
City: REQUIRED: The city of the address.
State or Province: REQUIRED: The state or province of the address.
Postal Code: REQUIRED: The ZIP or other postal code of the address.
Contact Voice Telephone: REQUIRED: The telephone number by which individuals can speak to the organization or individual.
Metadata Standard Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata Standard Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata Time Convention: local time
Metadata Extensions:
Online Linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
Profile Name: ESRI Metadata Profile
Metadata Extensions:
Online Linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
Profile Name: ESRI Metadata Profile
Metadata Extensions:
Online Linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
Profile Name: ESRI Metadata Profile

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