A “marquee” is a permanent structure or canopy located above the primary entrance to an arts use fronting on 125th Street or Fifth Avenue, that projects over the sidewalk and is attached to, and entirely supported from, the street wall of the building. The location and dimensions of the marquee shall be determined by the requirements of Section 97-32.

All marquees shall comply with the construction and maintenance requirements of Title 27, Subchapter 4, Article 9, of the New York City Building Code, or its successor, pertaining to projecting signs.

Marquee sign

A “marquee sign” is a sign, other than an advertising sign, mounted on a marquee that identifies the arts use and provides informational displays about such use.