Java's Cafe Accessibility

Java’s Cafe

The performance area is a 10’ x 12’ space within Java’s Cafe.


16 Gibbs Street

Rochester, NY 14604


Robert Ferguson/Mike Calabrese

Accessible Approach/Entrance

• Venue is at ground level

• 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 drop off (in front of Barrett Place)

Parking and Drop-Off Areas

• Accessible spaces are available in the East End Garage (City of Rochester); Swan Street entrance offers seven (7) accessible spaces

• Accessible spaces at the Swan Street entrance are closest to accessible entrance on proper route (Barrett Place to Gibbs Street)

• Accessible spaces marked with International Symbol of Accessibility

• When exiting garage, sidewalk is a little steep


• Main entrance is accessible

• Both entrance doors have at least 32 inches of clear opening but someone needs to open the door for you

• Threshold edge is accessible

• Door handle no higher than 48 inches but someone needs to open the door for you

Rooms and Spaces

• Aisles and pathways to materials and services at least 36 inches wide but might be crowded during performance

• 5-foot space for turning a wheelchair completely but might be difficult to do when café is crowded

• 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:  N/A (no fixed seating; allows for rearranging)


• Restrooms are in the basement (not accessible). Please use accessible Port-a-Potty located at One Fringe Place, corner of Gibbs and Main.


Robert Ferguson/Mike Calabrese: (585) 303-3333

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