Commercial Property: Boston Assessing Department, 1992, Tract LevelSource file: /vol/geo/util/metadata2/mcp/sample_md_tree/boston_foundation/ASSESCMT.dbf
Covers commercial property.The City of Boston's Assessing Department is responsible for determining the value of a commercial or residential property. The amount of property taxes paid by the property's owner is determined by the assessed value of the property and building. - These files cover 5,528 commercial parcels in the city of Boston, including commercial, commercial condominiums and industrial parcels. Commercial land is not included.
Time Period of Content: 1992
Coordinate System: State Plane Coordinate System 1983, meters
Source: Boston Foundation
Acknowledgements and Restrictions: Datasets in the children and families database were collected from many different sources. Each source was normalized by census tract, blockgroup or zipcode by some folks at Northeastern University. For details on this process and on the Children and Families Database, consult the full documentation provided in bfppp3.doc which should be in the same directory as the tables.
Entity Overview: The entities in this dataset are attributesof 1990 census tracts. To be mapped, these attributes must be joined with an appropriate database of tract polygons.
Attribute Definition Units Tract Census Tract n/a Numres Number of commercial parcels-includes commercial, commercial condo, industrial, - commercial land not included. Parcels Tcondcex Number of parcels in excellent condition-also see next column. Parcels Tcondre Number of parcels with excellent condition rating-also see previous column- these can be added for a total. Parcels Tcondcvg Number of parcels in very good condition. Parcels Tcondrg Number of parcels in good condition. Parcels Tcondcav Number of parcels in average condition-see next column. Parcels Tcondra Number of parcels with average condition rating-see previous column-these may be added together. Parcels Tcondcf Number of parcels in fair condition. Parcels Tcondcp Number of parcels in poor condition. Parcels Tcondcvp Number of parcels in very poor condition. Parcels Tcondcus Number of parcels in unsound condition. Parcels Tcondmis Number of parcels with missing condition rating. Parcels Tbuilda Number of parcels with abandoned status. Parcels Tcbuildp Number parcels partial abandoned status. Parcels Tcbuildb Number of parcels burned out. Parcels Tcbuildd Number of parcels boarded and abandoned. Parcels Tcbuildr Number of parcels renovation status. Parcels Tcbuildc Number of parcels new construction. Parcels Tcbuildo Number of parcels status not applicable-see next column. Parcels Trbuilda Number of parcels status not applicable-see previous column-these may be added. Parcels Tbuldmis Number of parcels with status missing. Parcels Numpkg Number of off street parking spaces. Spaces Totland Total land value. US_Dollars Totprop Total property value. US_Dollars
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