§ 154.125  DETAIL FEATURES AND LOCAL CHARACTER.
   (A)   (1)   Buildings should have architectural features and patterns that provide visual interest, at the scale of the pedestrian, reduce massive aesthetic effects and recognize local character.
      (2)   The elements in the following standard should be integral parts of the building fabric and not superficially applied trim or graphics or paint.
   (B)   (1)   Any building facade must include a repeating pattern that shall include no less than three of the elements listed below. At least one of these elements shall repeat horizontally. All elements shall repeat at intervals of no more than 30 feet, either horizontally or vertically:
         (a)   Color change;
         (b)   Texture change;
         (c)   Material module change; and
         (d)   Expression of architectural or structural bay through a change in plane no less than 12 inches in width, such as an offset, reveal or projecting rib.
 
      (2)   Design elements, styles and motifs based on historic City buildings shall be incorporated into the overall structure design.
 
(Ord. passed 3-20-2002, § 24, Art. II, 2)