We are going with an awning by Girard Systems. Its bracing is not down the side of the bus. It all fits in the housing holding the awning. Very clean look. Their website is:
We have measured and been assured that the Girard System awnings will fit a Crown. They have many different styles and sizes, the largest singe awning being 22' long. The ones we are looking at are remote controlled and have a wind sensor to automatically retract if the wind comes up.
Brown Crown, check them out. Your masterpiece would look great with this type of awning.