Parcel 5 Accessibility

Parcel 5


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Site of Friday and Saturday on the Fringe. Free spectacular performances.

Food, beer and wine available for purchase.

Location

26 Gibbs Street

Rochester, NY 14604

Manager

Rob Ferguson

Accessible Approach/Entrance

  • Venue is at ground level
  • Route of travel is slip resistant and at least 36” wide
  • Objects can be detected by person with visual disability using a cane
  • Curbs have curb cuts (on Main Street and streets surrounding Parcel 5)
  • Most direct route is from Main Street (if coming from East End Garage)

Parking and Drop-Off Areas

  • Garage entrances note 6’10” (or 82”) vertical clearance – less than the 98” vertical clearance for lift-equipped vans
  • Sign above garage entrance notes “Handicap spaces located on levels 1, 2 and 3”
  • Accessible spaces are available in the East End Garage (downtown Rochester)
    • Swan Street entrance offers seven (7) accessible spaces
      • Closest to accessible entrance on route from Barrett Place to Gibbs Street
      • Drop off with accessible path for paratransit users – enter Swan Street from East Avenue or from Main Street
      • Spaces are 8’ wide with 5’ wide access aisles - two spaces have an 8’ wide access aisle
      • Access aisles for van accessible spaces marked with hash marks
      • Automatic door and ramp on the south side of garage to exit onto Swan Street – ramp length 110”/height 4”
    • Main Street entrance
      • A minimum of fifteen (15) accessible spaces on three (3) levels – spaces are closest to exit (level 1) and elevator (levels 2 and 3)
        • Level 1 – (5) spaces near entrance – access aisles for van accessible spaces marked with hash marks
      • Closest to accessible entrance on route from Main Street to Gibbs Street
      • Drop off with accessible path for paratransit users – enter Swan Street from Main Street
      • Curb cuts at Main/Swan Street corners and Main/Gibbs Street corners
  • Accessible spaces marked with International Symbol of Accessibility

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Rooms and Spaces

  • Outdoor venue: pathways are flexible as area gets crowded
  • At least 5’ space for turning a wheelchair completely, when needed but crowds could make this difficult at times
  • Obstacles are cane-detectable in circulation paths through public areas

Seats

  • Flexible (public space) with no tables and seating
  • Designated area for lawn chairs and wheelchairs on Andrew Langston Way (east side of Parcel 5)
  • Food truck counters higher than 36” since they operate out of the vehicle
  • Beer and vendor (merchandise) tables not higher than 36”

Restrooms

  • Accessible portable toilets on Parcel 5 in two locations
    • Corner of Euclid Street and Andrew Langston Way
    • Corner of Cortland and Elm Streets

Contact

info@rochesterfringe.com

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