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I am loading OpenStreetMap vector data into ArcMAP (using the Download and Symbolize OSM Data tool of ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap 1.1). I'm sure there must be a simple way to apply the style/symbols of the Mapnik baselayer as rendered on the OSM website (example), rather than using the ArcMAP defaults or manually adjusting symbology for each feature type, but I just can't figure it out.

Can someone point me to a potential solution?


marked as duplicate by Mapperz Jul 25 '14 at 2:50

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    The link in rrush answer is dead, but I recently discovered it was cached in the Internet Archive and can be downloaded via: web.archive.org/web/20111212160630/http://www.esriuk.com/… Good Luck, Omer – user22508 Oct 1 '13 at 13:46
  • Closing as the links are dead now. – Mapperz Jul 25 '14 at 2:51
  • @Mapperz - the cached version linked to by O_M seems to be available still. (Also, is it normal for the older question to be marked a dupe, rather than the newer one?) – jbaums Jul 25 '14 at 3:11

This is a bit later, but what the heck. Someone else may find themselves in the same situation.

I recently found myself in the same situation. After scouring about the web I came across an MXD that's ready to go. You can find download links at this page http://opengeodata.org/?sort=&search=esri%20uk. The direct link to the MXD at the Esri UK site is here http://www.esriuk.com/developerhub/dh_downloads/OSM.zip. It is not the exact same Mapnik rendering but it is very close. Being inland in the US, I removed the Mainland layer and changed the map frame background to a light gray instead of the blue so I could see water features.


  • Thanks Ray. I haven't fired up Windows for a while, but will give this a shot next time I'm working with ArcMap. I appreciate the answer, it sounds promising! – jbaums Sep 14 '11 at 15:40
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    Unfortunately the links are dead. Do you guys still have a copy of the mxd? – juhuli Sep 19 '12 at 10:38
  • See O_M's comment above. – jbaums Feb 28 '15 at 4:17
  • update is here osm forum help.openstreetmap.org/questions/16251/… – Mapperz Jun 16 '15 at 16:23

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