Friday, September 14, 2007

Marquees and Canopies

An example of a Canopy, with posts that support the end of the Canopy on the Sidewalk

An example of a Marquee, supported entirely from the Building. This is a small one.

Q: What is the difference between a Marquee and a Canopy?

A: Marquees are fully supported from the building alone. A Canopy has posts that come down onto the sidewalk as additional support. Canopies require DOT Approval. Marquees may be approved by the DOB as a Permissible Projection if they comply.