Garth Fagan Dance Studio Accessibility

Garth Fagan Dance Studio


50 Chestnut St. 

Rochester, NY 14604


Karen Brown

Accessible Approach/Entrance

• Enter through “Montage” (entrance doors on Lawn Street)

• Route of travel is slip resistant and at least 36 in wide

• Objects can be detected by person with visual disability using a cane

• Curbs have curb cuts at the corner of Chestnut and Lawn streets, OR slightly down Lawn St. on the right

Parking and Drop-Off Areas

• 3 accessible parking spaces reserved for the event, with 8-foot-wide access aisle and 98 inches of vertical clearance

• Accessible space is closest to accessible entrance on proper route

• Accessible space marked with International Symbol of Accessibility

• Enter through the parking lot gate located on Lawn Street, push the intercom button, and say that you’re here to attend the Garth Fagan event and need accessible parking

• Once parked, cross the small parking lot and exit through the gate on Chestnut Street. Cross Lawn Street (corner or Chestnut Street) to enter through “Montage” Entrance

• Enter through “Montage” (entrance doors on Lawn Street), then follow hallway on your right

• Main entrance and threshold are accessible

• Entrance door has at least 32 inches of clear opening with at least 18 inches of clear wall on the pull side of door, next to handle

• Door handle no higher than 48 inches and operable with closed fist

• Route of travel is slip resistant and at least 36 in wide, except elevator door which is 32 in wide

• Objects can be detecting by person with visual disability using a cane

• Take elevator to 3rd floor

Rooms and Spaces

• Aisles and pathways to materials and services at least 36 inches wide

• 5-foot space for turning a wheelchair completely

• Obstacles are cane-detectable in circulation paths through public areas

Seats, Tables, and Counters

• Aisles between fixed seating at least 36 inches wide:  N/A (no fixed seating)

• Spaces for wheelchair seating distributed throughout, except on the balcony:  N/A (no fixed seating; allows for rearranging, can accommodate on the spot)


• Elevator to the performing space on the 3rd floor

• Call button in hallway no higher than 42 inches


• Accessible restrooms

• Doorway to restroom is at least 32 inches clear

• Entrance doors have round door knobs

• Adequate maneuvering space for a person using a wheelchair

• 36-inch-wide path to all fixtures

• Accessible stall with grab bars behind and on the side of wall nearest to the toilet

• Stall doors close with twist knob (turn and lock)

• Faucet operable with closed fist


Main office: (585) 454.3260

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