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G R A P H I C S - P R O. C O M N O V E M B E R 2 0 2 2 • G R A P H I C S P R O 1 7 Bakers' Signs went through the usual design process and was awarded a $1.5 million contract in mid-September to design, build and install the sign, taking eight weeks from start to finish. Before work could begin, Bakers' Signs had to secure permits for a monument sign larger than 100 square feet, the maximum for one occupant in a building. "It was navigating the code based on how many occupancies there were," Baker says. "We had to create additional occu- pancies for additional businesses at that location in order to achieve multi-tenant status to get the larger, 450-square-foot sign." The occupancies are for an ER and ambulance service in the 18-story build- ing that allowed Bakers' Signs to build A custom LED sign for Providence Hospital's 24-7 Emergency Room. to the maximum for a monument sign. Bakers' Signs also built nearly to the max- imum for the four wall signs of 1,000 square feet each, representing the largest signs in Houston in 2022, Baker says. "We were able to give the client the end product he dreamed of," Baker says. e monument sign features a 6' × 12' 6mm electronic message center with video capacity, where Marcos plans to market his services and display his successful cases, Baker says. He says that most mes- saging is at 20, 16, or 12mm for a lower level of pitch and clarity with 6mm the highest resolution available on the market, Above and below the message center is the name of Marcos' three businesses and his contact information, which are static and can't be changed. "e potential with this sign is end- less," Baker says, adding that Marcos can

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