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Description of sign(s)

1. Name: This would be the name of the sign, most commonly the business it "advertises."

2. Owner: The person or corporation who owns the sign.

3. Address: The street address of the sign.

3b. Additional Site Details: Where the site is on the property, something that is very important for large, multi-sign properties.

4. Condition: Structure Number grade from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) Surface same} Lighting same

Notes: See description

5. Form: What kind of sign is it? Pylon, fascia, etc.

6. Specfic Description: Detailed description of the sign and its elements.

7. Type of Display: What kind of lighting? Neon, incandescent, LCD, etc.

8. Media: Is the sign steel? Plastic? Brick?

9. Non-neon treatments: What non-neon elements does this sign have?

10. Animation: Does the sign have animation/flashing? Moving parts?

Notes: Description of any animation.

11. Environment: What is the sign near? What is its physical environment?

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Artistic Context

1. Manufacturer: Who built this sign?

2. Designer: Who designed it?

3. Date of Installation: When was it first installed?

4. Date(s) of any major redesign/move: When, if ever, has it been moved or substantially changed?

5. Thematic Influence: What inspired this sign? This includes larger artistic and design movements as well as other signs.

6. Artistic Significance: How did this sign affect other signs?

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