The approved street furniture franchise newsstand is available in multiple lengths and widths to accommodate varying site conditions. To maintain appropriate proportions, the Public Design Commission generally recommends the following dimensions:
When selecting newsstand locations, applicants are encouraged to consider the impact of the newsstand dimensions on the visual corridor of the overall streetscape. The Commission supports the use of:
In general, the recommended dimensions above will result in a newsstand that occupies no more than 25 percent of the width of the sidewalk. However, each site is unique and therefore newsstand locations are considered on a case-by-case basis.
The Commission strongly discourages locations that:
The Commission does not generally reconsider previously rejected locations unless the applicant illustrates that the site conditions that the Commission considered in making its initial determination have changed.