Geocoder API Developer's Guide

Location for an Intersection

The user wants to retrieve the latitude and longitude of the intersection of 'S State St & W Madison St, Chicago, IL USA'.

Request

The following GET request uses the parameter street to specify the cross-streets and the parameter city to define in which city to search.

https://geocoder.api.here.com/6.2/geocode.json
  ?app_id={YOUR_APP_ID}
  &app_code={YOUR_APP_CODE}
  &city=Chicago
  &street=State%20%40%20Madison

Response

The response to the request contains the following information blocks:
  • metadata about the request
  • information about each address that matches the intersection address, including
    • match quality
    • location information
    • address information
{
  "response": {
  "metaInfo": {
    "timestamp": "2018-11-29T10:26:38.500+0000"
  },
  "view": [
    {
    "result": [
      {
      "relevance": 1,
      "matchLevel": "intersection",
      "matchQuality": {
        "city": 1,
        "street": [
        1,
        1
        ]
      },
      "location": {
        "locationId": "NT_PL5nT7C0c78FqTmyfKw-FA_x_dcbIw9g5JN1KU03adYKFHC",
        "locationType": "address",
        "displayPosition": {
        "latitude": 41.88206,
        "longitude": -87.6278
        },
        "navigationPosition": [
        {
          "latitude": 41.88206,
          "longitude": -87.6278
        }
        ],
        "mapView": {
        "topLeft": {
          "latitude": 41.8831842,
          "longitude": -87.6293099
        },
        "bottomRight": {
          "latitude": 41.8809358,
          "longitude": -87.6262901
        }
        },
        "address": {
        "label": "S State St & W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60603, United States",
        "country": "USA",
        "state": "IL",
        "county": "Cook",
        "city": "Chicago",
        "district": "Loop",
        "street": "S State St & W Madison St",
        "postalCode": "60603",
        "additionalData": [
          {
          "value": "United States",
          "key": "CountryName"
          },
          {
          "value": "Illinois",
          "key": "StateName"
          },
          {
          "value": "Cook",
          "key": "CountyName"
          },
          {
          "value": "N",
          "key": "PostalCodeType"
          }
        ]
        }
      }
      }
    ],
    "viewId": 0
    }
  ]
  }
}