Locals Only

Installed - January 2024 (1 Vestibule) We created and installed a vestibule for Locals Only, providing protection from the elements and enhancing the storefront.

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Locals Only



The Project

Our Mission:

Leger's Awnings is dedicated to transforming social venues with custom awning solutions that enhance street presence, create inviting outdoor spaces, and elevate the overall customer experience.

Project Details:

Locals Only, a popular bar in Toronto's entertainment district, required vibrant and durable awnings to enhance its street presence and outdoor seating area. The project involved designing awnings that reflect the bar's energetic vibe and withstand the bustling urban environment. The objective was to create a visually striking and comfortable outdoor space that would attract more patrons and improve their experience.

Our Process:

  1. Client Visioning Session: We started with a detailed visioning session with the bar owners to capture their vision and specific requirements for the outdoor space. This step was crucial for aligning our design approach with their desired ambiance and functionality.
  2. Site Evaluation: A thorough site evaluation was conducted to understand the spatial dynamics, customer flow, and environmental factors such as sunlight and wind patterns. This assessment helped us design awnings that maximize both functionality and visual appeal.
  3. Concept Design: Our design team developed several vibrant design concepts that incorporated bold colors and custom graphics reflective of the bar’s lively atmosphere. These concepts were presented to the owners for feedback and refinement, ensuring the final design met their expectations.
  4. Material Selection: High-quality, weather-resistant materials were chosen to withstand the urban environment. The materials were selected for their durability, color retention, and ability to endure heavy foot traffic and varying weather conditions.
  5. Custom Fabrication: Utilizing advanced fabrication techniques, we produced the awnings with precision and care. This step ensured that each awning was crafted to the highest standards of quality and durability, featuring detailed graphics that captured the bar’s vibrant spirit.
  6. Integrated Lighting: To enhance visibility and ambiance during evening hours, we integrated lighting solutions into the awning design. This provided a welcoming and safe atmosphere for patrons, extending the usability of the outdoor seating area.
  7. Expert Installation: Our experienced installation team carefully installed the awnings, ensuring they were securely attached and properly aligned with the building’s façade. This step was essential for maintaining both structural integrity and visual appeal.
  8. Post-Installation Review: After installation, we conducted a thorough review to ensure the awnings were functioning perfectly and met the client’s expectations. Any necessary adjustments were made to guarantee a flawless finish and optimal performance.

The Challenge:

The primary challenge was to create awnings that are durable enough to handle the wear and tear of a high-traffic urban area while maintaining their aesthetic appeal. The awnings needed to be both inviting and resilient, capable of attracting patrons and providing comfort in all weather conditions.

Innovative Solution by Leger's Awnings:

We developed custom awnings using high-quality, weather-resistant materials designed to endure Toronto's urban environment. The awnings featured bold, eye-catching graphics and colors that align with Locals Only's brand identity. Integrated lighting systems were included to enhance visibility and ambiance during evening hours, making the outdoor seating area more inviting.

The Outcome:

The new awnings have significantly enhanced Locals Only's street presence, making it a standout location in the urban landscape. The improved visibility and aesthetic appeal have led to increased foot traffic and extended hours of use for the outdoor seating area. Patrons have responded positively to the new setup, praising the comfort and visual impact. This project has successfully demonstrated how custom awning solutions can enhance the brand and operational success of social venues.

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Leger’s Awnings Ltd. is a family owned and operated awning & sign company based in Toronto.

Leger’s Awnings was founded in 1986 and has remained proudly Canadian. For any residential, retractable, permanent & commercial needs, we have your covered!

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