The Spirit Room Accessibility

The Spirit Room

The Spirit Room is a meeting place, created by artists for artists.


139 State Street Rochester, NY, 14614


Jacob Rakovan

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

Parking and Drop-Off Areas

  • No accessible parking spaces marked with the International Symbol of Accessibility on State Street near entrance
  • Parking lot behind the building off of Allen Street
  • Five (5) accessible spaces marked with the International Symbol of Accessibility - four (4) spaces have hash marks for van accessibility
  • Drop-off location in parking lot for paratransit user
  • Rear entrance to building from parking lot has step so not accessible for wheelchairs - State Street entrance must be used


  • Accessible entrance can be opened with 5 pounds or less pressure
  • No automatic door opener
  • Door handle no higher than 48” and operable with a closed fist
  • Entrance has a least 32” of clear opening with at least 18” of clear wall space on the pull side of the door next to the handle
  • Threshold edge is accessible (1/4” high or less)

Rooms and Spaces

  • Aisles and pathways to materials and services at least 36” wide
  • 5’ space for turning a wheelchair completely
  • Obstacles are cane-detectable in circulation paths through public areas

Seats, Tables, and Counters

  • Aisles and pathways between seating at least 36” wide
  • Companion seating available by moving chairs
  • Accessible counters for tickets and concessions with a 36” wide section and area of free space in front of more than 30” x 48”


  • No elevator - venue has only one level


  • Accessible restrooms with doorway at least 32” clear
  • Door handles operable with a closed fist or less than 48” high
  • Grab bars on the side wall of toilet
  • 36” wide path to all fixtures
  • Toilet seats not higher than 17”
  • Faucet operable with closed fist
  • Soap and paper towel dispensers not higher than 44”



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