Monument signs are commonly used to identify a business or development. They are often located near the road or entrance to a property ideally in a high exposure area easily visible to the passing traffic.

The purpose of this type of sign varies from just simply identifying the property to maximum impact marketing attention attractors. What makes them unique is that, unlike portable signs, a monument sign shows a sense of history, permanence and dependability for the business. In addition, they have become the go-to design for local municipalities who want to improve the visual aesthetic in their retail use master plan.

What is a Monument Sign?

By definition, a monument sign is a freestanding ground sign generally having a low profile with little or no open space between the ground and the sign. It can be made of masonry, wood, aluminum or materials similar in appearance to brick. The sign structure may be low or may extends from the ground or base to the bottom of the sign face the same or greater width as the sign face.

Monument Signs Design

Monument signs are a great place for the creative designer to inject cool or unique design elements, shapes or dimension into the design. Coupled with different lighting components like flood, halo, LED’s or digital message boards the possibilities are unlimited. While they usually include elements or materials from the building for branding, they can be completely different depending on the attention or customer the business is trying to attract.

Monument signs are very versatile. They can help to identify:

  • Residential Developments
  • Office Centers
  • Restaurants
  • Schools
  • Churches
  • Community Centers
  • Retail Centers
  • Medical Centers
  • Banks & Credit Unions
  • Municipal Buildings
  • Hotels and more

Monument Sign Examples

See a few of the many monument signs below we have designed, manufactured and installed for our clients or contact us for a free quote on a new or updated sign.