Wilmington Design Standards for Historic Districts and Landmarks

6 5 4 3 2 1 Standards for Commercial Buildings Design Standards WILMINGTON HISTORIC DISTRICTS AND LANDMARKS 99 7 The fi rst Automated Teller Machine (ATM) began service in 1967. Since then, the popularity of ATMs has spread around the world allowing banking customers to perm quick, self-serve transactions. ATMs allow customers to perform everyday banking like deposits, withdrawals, and even more complex transactions like bill payments and transfers. In many cases fi nancial institutions own ATMs. However, individuals and businesses also buy or lease ATMs on their own or through an ATM franchise. Banks place ATMs in and outside of their branches. Other ATMs are located in high traf fi c areas such as along sidewalks in commercial districts, shopping centers, grocery stores, convenience stores, restaurants, and other locations. The convenience of ATM service should not be at the expense of the character of the city’s historic districts. 5.5 Automated Teller Machines 1 2 3 Appropriate Location of ATMs Source: City of Wilmington Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) shall be composed of materials and colors that are consistent with, and complimentary to, the building and/or storefront it occupies. A minimum angle of 45° is required. The recessed entry shall be a minimum of six (6) feet in width. 1 2 3