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  1. 1. UNLOCKING THE LEGEND SIGNAGE DESIGN GUIDELINESNEW YORK STATE CANAL SYSTEM MARCH 1999
  2. 2. NEW YORK STATE CANAL SYSTEMSIGNAGE DESIGN GUIDELINESNew York State Canal Corporation New Y State Canals orkGeorge E. PatakiGovernorHoward SteinbergChairmanBoard of Directors:William Warren IIINancy CareyJohn R. PlattExecutive DirectorMatthew P. BehrmannDirectorCanal System Signage Committee :John DiMura - NYS Canal Corporation: Project ManagerJohn Cardillo - NYS Thruway AuthorityKaren Engelke - Mohawk Valley Heritage Corridor CommissionMarcia Kees - NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic PreservationLinda Pomeroy - NYS Canal CorporationPrepared by Christopher Chadbourne and Associates, Inc. DATE: March 1999 PAGE # One
  3. 3. NEW YORK STATE CANAL SYSTEMSIGNAGE DESIGN GUIDELINES New Y State Canals orkTABLE OF CONTENTSIntroduction 3Typefaces 4Colors 5Wayfinding Signs 6Wayside Exhibits / Kiosks 16Fabrication Drawings 25Contractor Requirements 31 DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Two
  4. 4. NEW YORK STATE CANAL SYSTEMSIGNAGE DESIGN GUIDELINESINTRODUCTION New Y State Canals orkThe New York State Canal System is a resource of national significance. As atransportation and commerce corridor the Canal System was extremely impor-tant to the development of the United States. So great was the prosperity gener-ated by the Canal System in the mid-nineteenth century that New York becameknown as the "Empire State." Forgotten for a great deal of the twentieth centu-ry, the canals are once again the focus of national and statewide attention. Majorredevelopment efforts such as the Canal Revitalization Program and severalfederal initiatives promise to make the Canal System an economic engine forNew York State in the 21st centur y. Inquiries can be addressed to:As we strive to transform the Canal System into a world class recreation andtourist destination, it is critical that the design guidelines presented in this docu- The Director of Canalment be used systemwide. These guidelines will help establish a consistent and Operations NYS Canal Corporationhigh-quality visitor environment along the entire length of the Canal System. 200 Southern Blvd. Albany, NY 12209The signage design guidelines were developed for use on canal waterfront andtrail projects and in canal communities. Each of the many products and toolsprovided herein has a prescribed use and function. It is important to the successof this program to adhere to all specifications. Please do not change or modifythese specifications without prior written consent from the New York StateCanal Corporation. DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Three
  5. 5. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz NewY State Canals orkCheltenham BT Bold TASK: 3A TITLE:ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ TypefacesabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzAdobe Garamond Regular NOTES: Typefaces approved forABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ use. No substitute will be accepted.abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz Normal kerning unless specified otherwise.Adobe Garamond Italic National Symbols: They can be ordered @ Society for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD) 401 F Street NW, Suite 333 Washington, D.C. 20001ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ Tel:(202)638-5555 Fax:(202)638-0891abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzAdobe Garamond Bold DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Four
  6. 6. NewYork State Canals TASK:Pantone 281 C 3B TITLE: ColorsPantone 124 C NOTES: For NY colors, refer to State of New York Color Selector. Each sign in Task 3C & 3D are developed in color according to this schedule.Pantone 621 C DATE: March1999 PAGE # Five
  7. 7. NewYork State Canals TASK: 3C TITLE: Outdoor Wayfinding Signage SCALE: First convention for woman’s rights ➔ Saratoga Battlefield Park 3/8”= 1’- 0” was held on this corner in 1848 Stillwater ➔ Saratoga Battlefield Park Standard height is 5’-0” above grade except when Erie Canal Lock 32 Lock -7 Canal Park Glens Falls Stillwater ➔ Saratoga Battlefield Park positioning on site Docking for over 48 hours BY PERMIT ONLY requires adherence to Violators will be <None> A.D.A.Typical Historical Marker Typical Site Identifier Typical Building Identifier Typical Regulatory Sign Typical Auto Wayfinding Typical Trail Marker DATE:page 7 page 8 page 9 page 10 page page 15 March 1999 PAGE # Six
  8. 8. NewY State Canals ork TASK: 3C 13” Cheltenham BT Bold. TITLE: 144/196 points, centered Typical Historical Mar ker30” First convention for SCALE: 1 1/2”= 1’- 0” 13” women’s rights Cheltenham BT Bold. 216/240 points, centered NOTES: Sign is single sided, or double sided with support was held on this corner in frame behind. See page twelve for detail. 1848 Sign to be made of 1/8” aluminum or approved equal. For on-road use: Post is Unistrut painted with N.Y. 27 D.O.T. chrome yellow or powder coated 36” with matching yellow. For off-road use: Post is wood painted with N.Y. 27 D.O.T. chrome yellow. DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Seven
  9. 9. NewY State Canals ork TASK: 13” 3C TITLE: Typical Site Identifier30” 13” Erie Canal SCALE: 1 1/2”= 1’- 0” NOTES: Sign is single sided, or Lock -7 Cheltenham BT Bold. 260/308 points, centered double sided with suppor t frame behind. See page twelve for detail. Sign to be made of 1/8” aluminum or approved equal. For on-road use: Post is Unistrut painted with N.Y. 27 D.O.T. chrome yellow or powder coated with matching yellow. 36” For off-road use: Post is wood painted with N.Y. 27 D.O.T. chrome yellow. DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Eight
  10. 10. NewY State Canals ork 12” TASK: 3C TITLE: Typical Building28” Identifier 12” Lock 32 Cheltenham BT Bold. 240/284 points, centered SCALE: 1 1/2”= 1’- 0” Canal Park NOTES: Sign is single sided, or double sided with suppor t frame behind. See page twelve for detail. Sign to be made of 1/8” aluminum or approved equal. For on-road use: Post is Unistrut painted 30” with N.Y. 27 D.O.T. chrome yellow or powder coated with matching yellow. For off-road use: Post is wood painted with N.Y. 27 D.O.T. chrome yellow. DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Nine
  11. 11. 18” NewY State Canals ork TASK: 3C 5 1/4” TITLE: Typical Regulatory Sign12” 5 1/4” Docking for over 48 hours Cheltenham BT Bold. 96/112 points, centered SCALE: 3”= 1’- 0” NOTES: Cheltenham BT Bold. BY PERMIT ONLY Capital letters Sign is single sided, or double sided with support 96/160 points, centered frame behind. See page twelve for detail. Violators will be prosecuted NYSCC Sign to be made of 1/8” aluminum or approved equal. For on-road use: Post is Unistrut painted Cheltenham BT Bold. with N.Y. 27 D.O.T. chrome Cheltenham BT Bold. Capital letters yellow or powder coated 36/44 points 36/44 points with matching yellow. For off-road use: Post is wood painted with N.Y. 27 D.O.T. chrome yellow. DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Ten
  12. 12. 36” 36” 36” NewY State Canals ork TASK: 3C TITLE: 28” Typical Directional52” ➔ Saratoga Battlefield Park 40” ➔ Battlefield Park Saratoga ➔ Saratoga Battlefield Park SCALE: 1”= 1’- 0” NOTES: Stillwater Stillwater Single message unit Sign is single sided, or double sided with suppor t frame behind. See page twelve for detail. Sign to be made of 1/8” aluminum or approved Glens Falls Double message unit equal. For on-road use: 4 1/2” Post is Unistrut painted ➔ with N.Y. 27 D.O.T. chrome yellow or powder coated with matching yellow. Triple message unit For off-road use: Post is wood painted with N.Y. 27 D.O.T. chrome yellow. DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Eleven
  13. 13. 6” 36” 8”12” NewYork State Canals ➔ TASK:12” Saratoga 3C Battlefield Park 52” TITLE: Typical Directional12” Stillwater SCALE: NTS12” Glens Falls NOTES: Cheltenham BT Bold. 280/336 points Triple message unit DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Twelve
  14. 14. 45” 45” 45” NewYork State Canals TASK: 3C TITLE: 40” Typical Highway Signage ➔ Saratoga ➔ Saratoga ➔ Saratoga 50”65” Battlefield Park Battlefield Park Battlefield Park SCALE: 3/4”= 1’- 0” NOTES: Stillwater Stillwater Single message unit Sign is single sided, or double sided with suppor t frame behind. See page twelve for detail. Sign to be made of 1/8” aluminum or approved Glens Falls Double message unit equal. For on-road use: Post is Unistrut painted with N.Y. 27 D.O.T. chrome yellow or powder coated with matching yellow. Triple message unit For off-road use: Post is wood painted with N.Y. 27 D.O.T. chrome yellow. DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Thirteen
  15. 15. 5” 5” 45” 5 1/2” 10” NewY State Canals ork TASK:➔ 3C 15” TITLE: Typical Highway Signage 15” ➔ Battlefield Park Saratoga 65” SCALE: 3/4”= 1’- 0” NOTES: 15” Stillwater 15” Glens Falls Cheltenham BT Bold. 280/336 points Triple message unit DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Fourteen
  16. 16. 6”1” Chamfer 5” 1” groove on all faces 2” NewY State Canals ork 2” TASK: 3C TITLE: Typical Trail Marker 18” SCALE: 1 1/2”= 1’- 0” NOTES: Sign is single sided, or double sided. 2” Sign to be made of 1/8” aluminium or approved 8” equal. For on road use: Post is an unistrut painted with N.Y. 27 D.O.T. chrome yellow or powder coated with matching yellow. 14” For off-road use: Post is wood painted with N.Y. 27 D.O.T. chrome yellow DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Fifteen
  17. 17. NewYork State Canals TASK: 3D/4 TITLE: Interpretive Wayside and Kiosk SCALE: 3/4”= 1’- 0”Typical Dockside Orientation Typical Low Profile Wayside Exhibit Panel DATE:page 21 page 17 March 1999 PAGE # Sixteen
  18. 18. 36” Gateway to the West NewY State Canals ork Prior to the Erie Canal, travelers going west from TASK: Waterford had one major obstacle in their way: 3D the 70-foot rock cliff of the Cohoes Falls. Beyond TITLE: that, the Mohawk River provided a water-level Typical Horizontal Wayside Exhibit route directly through the mountains that separat- ed the eastern seaboard from the heart of the American continent. SCALE: 3”= 1’- 0” The Champlain Canal side cut shown before construction24” of the Barge System. Large wooden barns alongside the side cut housed mules that were used to pull the canal boats along the waterway. Courtesy of Mr. James LeFabvre The Side Cut Locks In 1823 a side cut with three locks connected the Champlain Canal to the Hudson River for boats heading to the City of Troy. Other side cuts in upper A canal packet boat, captain poses with his family at Lock 18 in Cohoes. Courtesy of Canal Society of New York State and lower Watervliet provided access for boats that were not intending to stop in the busy waterfront harbor at Albany. The “Sixteens” The Barge Canal System In the 1800s, canal boats on the Erie Canal climbed New technology such as concrete lock chambers and mechan- The side cut was used until 1915 when the Barge Canal System was opened. Although they are no through 16 locks in the City of Cohoes to get above the ical lock doors made it possible to replace the “Sixteens” with longer used for navigation, the side cut locks still falls. Known as the Sixteens, these locks wer e only five locks when the New York State Barge Canal was stand today next to lock E-2. frequently the scene of arguments and accidents. realigned through Waterford, 1915. Navigation was so difficult that extra tenders were needed The “Waterford Flight” is the greatest series of lift locks in the to guide the boats into each lock chamber. Only the best world. Their combined lift of 169 feet is double that of the pilots could navigate all sixteen locks without a scratch. entire Panama Canal! The flight reduced On average it took 10 hours to pass through all the locks. the average time to bypass the Cohoes Falls to only two and one-half hours – without the dangers of the old “Sixteens.” DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Seventeen
  19. 19. Subhead: Headline: Sidebar Headline: Adobe Garamond Bold Cheltenham BT Bold Adobe Garamond Bold NewYork State Canals 40/60 points 160/192 points 36/44 points TASK: 3D 36” TITLE: Typical Horizontal Interpretive Wayside 2 1/2” Grid SCALE: Captions: NTS Adobe Garamond24” NOTES: Regular and Italic Actual grid based on 18/22 points National Park Service grid, with some modifications. 3” 5/8” Subtitle: Main Text: Sidebar Text: 5/8” 3/8” 5 1/2” Adobe Garamond Bold Adobe Garamond Bold Adobe Garamond Bold 40/48 points 32/39 points 24/29 points DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Eighteen
  20. 20. 36” Building a Nation NewY State Canals ork TASK: Although the original Erie Canal was only 40 The building of the Erie Canal was a feet wide and four feet deep it made travel sig- political, commercial and engineering 3D nificantly faster, safer and less expensive than revolution. By connecting the East TITLE: by land. By establishing a waterway connec- Coast and the Midwest the canal tion between the East Coast and the Midwest the canal transformed New York State and New transformed New York State and New York City and helped shape the Typical Vertical Wayside York City and helped shape the American American nation. Population flow Exhibit nation. from New England to Upstate New York and on to the Midwest increased steadily after completion of the canal. This cultural tie was important in binding the Midwest to the North and shaped the sectional divisions that cul - minated in the Civil War. SCALE: NTS48” The Erie Canal is arguably the best connection between the Mohawk Valley and the nation’s historical memory and popular culture. The original 1825 "Clinton’s Ditch" and later canal improvements propelled the national economy, and they trans- formed the landscape of the valley, fueling growth and spreading prosperity. DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Nineteen
  21. 21. Headline: Cheltenham BT Bold 36” 160/192 points NewY State Canals ork TASK: 3” 3D 1 1/2” Subhead: Subtitle: TITLE: Adobe Garamond Bold Adobe Garamond Bold Typical Vertical 56/68 points 40/48 points Interpretive Wayside 3/8” Grid 3” Main Text: Adobe Garamond Bold SCALE: 36/44 points NTS48” NOTES: Actual grid based on Captions: National Park Service Grid, Adobe Garamond with some modifications. Regular and Italic 18/22 points Sidebar Text: Adobe Garamond Bold 48/60 points 1 1/2” 1” 5/8” 5 1/2” 3/8” Sidebar Headline: Adobe Garamond Bold 28/36 points DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Twenty
  22. 22. 3’-0” NewY State Canals ork Unlock the legend TASK: The Canal Welcome to the New York State Canal System- one of the world’s premier inland waterways. The 524- mile Canal System includes the legendary Erie Canal and the Champlain, Oswego and Cayuga-Seneca 4 System canals. The waterways travel through New York’s heartland, gliding past lush farmland, famous battle - fields, charming canal towns and thriving wildlife preserves. Landlubbers can enjoy the canals on more than 200 miles of Canalway Trail and at numerous parks and picnic areas across the system. Along this historic corridor, pleasure boaters, paddlers, hikers and byciclists alike will delight in unlock - TITLE: ing the legend of New York’s canals. Dockside Orientation 2’-0” SCALE: As noted NOTES:6’-0” The New York State Canal System is operated and maintained by the New York State Canal Corporation, a subsidiary of the New York State Thruway Authority. For more information call 1-800-4-CANAL-4 or visit our website at: http//www.canals.State.ny.us The New York State Canal System is operated and maintained by the N ew York State Canal Corporation, a subsidiary of the New York State Thruway Authority. For more information call 1-800-4-CANAL-4 or visit our website at: http//www.canals.State.ny.us Scale: 1 1/2” =1’- 0” New York State Thruway Authority / Canal Corporation State of New York1998 George E. Pataki Howard E. Steinberg Governor Chairman DATE: Scale: 1” =1’- 0” March 1999 PAGE # Twenty-One
  23. 23. 3’-0” NewYork State Canals Waterford A community built around water TASK: 4 TITLE: Welcome to Waterford, Eastern Gateway to the New York State Canal System. Dockside Orientation A community built around water Dutch fur traders settled here in the 1630s, where Mohican families once forded the Mohawk River below the Cohoes Falls. By the late 1700s, sea captains brought their sloops up the Welcome to Waterford, Eastern Gateway to the New Hudson River to trade at this flourishing port. The completion of the Champlain Canal in York State Canal System. 1823 linked Waterford merchants with Lake Champlain and Canadian commerce. By 1825 Dutch fur traders settled here in the 1630s, where Mohican families once forded the canal boats were able to travel westward along the Erie Canal, the Great Lakes and the interi - Mohawk River below the Cohoes Falls. By the late 1700s, sea captains brought their sloops or of America. up the Hudson River to trade at this flourishing port. The completion of the Champlain Canal in 1823 linked Waterford merchants with Lake Champlain and Canadian commerce. By 1825 canal boats were able to travel westward along the Erie Canal, the Great Lakes and the interior of America. 2’-0” The historic village center, only a few blocks from the Waterfront, reflected the wealth that river and canal trade brought to this area. Many local industries were canal-related, such as The historic village center, only a few blocks from the Waterfront, reflected the wealth that boat-building and barrel-making, but local workers also produced shirts, collars, long under - river and canal trade brought to this area. Many local industries were canal-related, such as boat-building and barrel-making, but local workers also produced shirts, collars, long under - wear, stoves and Button Fire Engines. SCALE: wear, stoves and Button Fire Engines. As noted6’-0” NOTES: i National Symbols: i They can be ordered @ Society for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD) 401 F Street NW, Suite 333 Washington, D.C. 20001 Tel:(202)638-5555 Scale: 1 1/2” =1’- 0” Fax:(202)638-0891 Scale: 1” =1’- 0” DATE: March 1999 PAGE # Twenty-Two
  24. 24. 3’-0” NewY State Canals ork TASK: A B C D E F G H I 1 A B C D E F G H I 4 TITLE: 1 2 Dockside Orientation 3 2 4 1’-6” 3 SCALE: Restaurants •Broad Street Cafe...........................F2 Antiques 233-0603 •Dunn Hardware.............................B4 235-5044 •Geno’s Pasta and Pizza..................C4 91 Broad Street •Waterford Village Antiques............G2 •Bechard’s Copy Center...................F2 42 Saratoga Avenue •Allison’s........................................G3 33 Saratoga Avenue 235-3563 57 Broad Street 108 Broad Street 238-1213 50 Broad Street 235-8930 • Sun Rise Restaurant.......................F3 64 Broad Street 237-4307 •Pizza Plus......................................F1 •McDonald’s ...................................A4 42 Saratoga Avenue 235-7231 Groceries / Delis •Stewart’s ........................................H1 235-2235 •Erin Marie’s Antiques....................G4 31 Saratoga Avenue 238-1213 •Deal’s Antiques..............................F3 •Nature’s way Taxidermy, Bait.........G2 51 Broad Street 237-8569 •Universal Office Products...............G3 43 Broad Street • Bob’s Sports World.........................F3 42 Saratoga Avenue 238-2308 • Waterford Clock............................. B4 152 Saratoga Avenue 233-7314 •Louise’s Hair Boutique..................G3 24 Broad Street 235-0583 Automotive, Mechanical As noted 282 Middletown Road 105 Hudson River Road 60 Broad Street 238-1315 235-6596 •Dave Fusco Autobody ....................H1 233-0481 235-7231 235-1672 Retail •Runway Fashions ...........................G3 75 Hudson River Road •Vinnie’s New York Pizzeria............G3 72 Broad Street 235-3715 •Colonial Deli Mart.........................F1 280 Middletown Road 233-1310 •Past Treasure’s...............................G2 47 Broad Street 233-0030 •Batto’s Wine & Liquor................... B4 35 Saratoga Avenue 237-6362 31 Broad Street •Maloney’s Flower shop...................G3 73 Broad Street 235-5386 •Warren Tire Co. ............................C4 75 Saratoga Avenue 4 NOTES: • Old Village Tavern.........................B5 •Paulie’s ConvenienceMart ..............F2 Miscellaneous Services • Red Rooster Country Shop............G3 237-4622 233-14806’-0” 41 Broad Street 12 Washington Avenue •Key Bank of Waterford...................F3 58 Broad Street • Bill’s Card Shaq.............................F2 •Kelt’s Automotive ..........................G1 237-9719 235-5472 74 Broad Street 237-2114 97 Broad Street 74 Hudson River Road •Don and Paul’s...............................F3 •Mr. B’s...........................................F2 237-0400 • Ursula of S witzerland Factor y S tor e.E 3 Hair care 237-3121 66-68 Broad Street •One Day Sign’s.............................. F2 • Lookin Good Hair Design..............C4 •B&J Auto Supply...........................C4 Map has grid for easy 66 Third Street 31 Mohawk Avenue 233-1040 238-2824 105 Broad Street 237-2580 29 Saratoga Avenue 27 Saratoga Avenue •Marce’s Tavern ..............................G3 •Grand Union Supermarket .............B4 237-5774 •Waterford Floor Covering...............G3 237-8670 237-7551 26 Broad Street 30 Saratoga Avenue •The Shipping Room....................... B4 54 Broad Street • Village Headliners.........................G3 •Sunoco...........................................F2 235-2750 237-4357 152 Saratoga Avenue 237-5392 33 Broad Street 110 Broad Street location of services. Scale: 1 1/2” =1’- 0” DATE: Scale: 1” =1’- 0” March 1999 PAGE # Twenty-Three

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