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Record #: Or2014-477   
Type: Order Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/8/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 11/5/2014
Title: Issuance of permits for sign(s)/signboard(s) at 280 S Columbia Dr - License No. 100561930
Sponsors: Reilly, Brendan
Attachments: 1. Or2014-477.pdf
Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards City Council Meeting Alderman Brendan Reilly, 42nd Ward
Sign Order

ORDERED, That the Commissioner of Buildings is hereby directed to issue a sign permit to:

Sign Company Professional Graphics Inc.
Address 4404 Boeing Drive
City and State, Zip Rockford, IL 61109

For the erection of a sign/signboard over 24 feet in height and/or over 100 square feet (in area of one face) at:

Business Name School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Address 280 S. Columbus Drive
City, State Zip Code Chicago, IL 60603

Dimensions: length 51' 6" height 916!_
Height above grade/roof to top of sign 9.5 feet
Total Square Foot Area 263 square feet
Elevation 9.5 feet
Such sign shall comply with all applicable provisions of TITLE 17 of the Chicago Zoning Ordinance and all other applicable provisions of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago governing the construction and maintenance of outdoor signs, signboards and structures.


June 24, 2014

Mr. Thomas Buechele
The School ofthe Art Institute of Chicago 116 S. Michigan Ave, Suite 1600 Chicago, IL 60603

Dear Mr. Buechele,

Thank you for presenting the signage plans for The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) to the Chicago Loop Alliance Planning & Advocacy Committee. The Committee supports the signage proposals going forward for all of the buildings that were presented. Signage proposals were presented for the following SAIC buildings: 112 S. Michigan Ave, 116 S. Michigan, 37 S. Wabash and 280 S. Columbus.

The Committee appreciates how the signage is customized to complement the architecture of each building, yet is still identifiable as SAIC's branding. Additionally, the Committee believes that the signage could be even more impactful and possibly incorporate student work.

The Chicago Loop Alliance supports the signage proposals going forward, and always looks forward to seeing the positive impact that SAIC is havin...

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