The Little: Café Accessibility

1929 movie theater with a casual café


240 East Avenue #100

Rochester, NY 14604



Accessible Approach/Entrance

  • Route of travel not requiring use of stairs
  • Stability of route of travel (slip resistant)
  • Route of travel at least 36 inches wide
  • Objects can be detected by person with visual disability using a cane
  • Curbs have curb cuts at drives, parking, and drop off


  • N/A (ground-floor entrances)

Parking and Drop-Off Areas

  • Adequate accessible parking spaces available:  on-street accessible parking on East Avenue and Winthrop St.; 6 spaces in parking lots off Winthrop St.
  • 8-foot-wide space, with 8-foot-wide access aisle, and 98 inches of vertical clearance, available for lift-equipped van:  2 spaces in parking lot off Winthrop St.
  • Access aisle part of accessible route to accessible entrance (East Avenue and Winthrop St. sidewalks)
  • Accessible space closest to accessible entrance (Café parking off Winthrop is most convenient)
  • Accessible space marked with International Symbol of Accessibility


  • Main entrance and Café entrance are accessible
  • Entrance doors have at least 32 inches of clear opening
  • At least 18 inches of clear wall on the pull side of door, next to handle
  • Threshold edge is accessible
  • Door handle no higher than 48 inches; assistance might be needed to open door (not automatic)

Rooms and Spaces

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

except for entrance to Theater 5 (bookcase on wall; double doors)

  • 5-foot circle or T-shaped 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 in the Café)
  • Spaces for wheelchair seating distributed throughout:
    •   Café:   no fixed seating; allows for rearranging)  
    •   Theater   1:  2 spaces (small)  
    •   Theater   5:  along back  

Vertical Circulation

  • N/A


  • N/A


  • Fully accessible restrooms (women)
  • Accessible restrooms (men)
  • Pictograms used to identify restrooms (doesn’t include braille)
  • Doorway to restroom is at least 32 inches clear
  • All restroom doors equipped with accessible handles
  • Adequate maneuvering space for a person using a wheelchair (6.5 ft)
  • 36-inch-wide path to all fixtures
  • Accessible stall
  • Stall doors operable with closed fist
  • Grab bars behind and on the side of wall nearest to the toilet
  • Faucet operable with closed fist:  YES


  • Derek:   (585)

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