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Public-images-osm logo.svg historic = building
Castillo Trausnitz, Landshut, Alemania, 2012-05-27, DD 18.JPG
Unspecified historic building. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Historic
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: de facto


The tag historic=building has sometimes been added to a building=* feature to mark it as a non-specific "historic" building. There is no clear definition of what qualifies a particular building as historic.

It is used in addition to building=*, not instead of it.

Consider using a more specific historic=* value instead, such as: