Buildingsv2

This API returns building information for Yale University campus locations.  The response is available as JSON or XML.  Authentication is required via an API Key which is received after registering an application within the Developer Portal.

Request Parameters

Name

Type

Restriction

Description

apikey

string required Enter the API Key received within the Developer Portal upon registration of an application for this API.

type

string optional Specify the desired response output type.  Example:  json or xml

Data Response

Name

Type

restriction

Description

SITE string required Building site codes.  Example:  ATH (Athletics), CEN (Central Campus), CT (Connecticut), MED (Medical Campus), WST (West Campus)

BUILDING

string required Building number, unique identifier for the particular building.  Example:  0430
BUILDING_ABBR string required Building abbreviation.  Example:  LFOP

DESCRIPTION

string required Building description.  Example:  LEITNER OBSV & PLANET.

USAGE_DESCRIPTION

string optional

Building usage description.  Example:  ACADEMIC

ADDRESS_1

string required Building street address 1.  Example:  PROSPECT STREET, 355

ADDRESS_2

string required Building city and state.  Example:  NEW HAVEN, CT

ADDRESS_3

string required Building zip code.  Example:  06511

STATUS

string required Building status.  Example:  OPEN, CLOSED
HISTORICAL_ALIAS string optional Building historical alias.  Example:  CIA CARPENTRY SHOP, UNDERGRAD OBSERVATORY

ADDR1_ALIAS

string optional Other building address.  Example:  355 PROSPECT STREET

MSAG_ALIAS

string optional Messaging alias.  Example:  PROSPECT ST, 355

LATITUDE

numeric optional
Building location latitude.  Example:  41.321142 (trailing zeros are trimmed)

LONGITUDE

numberic optional
Building location longitude.  Example:  -72.921943 (trailing zeros are trimmed)

HISTORICAL NAME

string optional Building historical name.  Example:  Roth Autitorium for Culinary Inst of America

BUILDING PROSE

string optional Building prose.  Example:  Designed by Roth-Mallard, was built in 1959. The Culinary Institute of America used it as an auditorium. The plain one-story metal building is sited on the grounds of the Davies Mansion Estate. Acquired by University in 1972, it is used as a workshop and storage for the Facilities Maintenance department.