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Figure 10.2. Typography and Standard Letter Heights.
Section 10C--Message Placement
10.11. Message Placement Single Story Buildings.
10.11.1. Below Fascia. On many single story buildings the area that forms a band above the door
and window heads and below the fascia contains no architectural detailing, and is therefore ideal
for an identification sign. Letters with a 300 mm (12") capital letter height as shown in Figure
10.3 require an area a minimum of 2 caps or 750 mm (2'- 6") high. If the band is less than 750
mm (2'- 6") high, follow the guidelines in paragraph 10.11.4.
10.11.2. Placement of Letters. To correctly place the message, draw a horizontal line halfway up
the band. Position the letters so that one-third of the capital letter height lies below this