Lyric Theatre: Lyric Lawn Accessibility

Location

440 East Ave.

Rochester, NY 14607


Manager

Sue Cotroneo


Accessible Approach/Entrance

  • Drop-off driveway on Prince Street
  • Route of travel might be slippery if wet (on lawn)
  • Objects can be detected by person with visual disability using a cane
  • Curbs have curb cuts at drives, parking, and drop off

Parking and Drop-Off Areas

  • Street parking on Prince Street and East Avenue
  • Parking is available in the lot directly across the theatre on Prince Street
    • Three (3) accessible parking spaces available with 8’ wide access aisle and 98” of vertical clearance
    • Accessible space marked with “Reserved – Accessible Parking” signs
  • Minimal clearance for van in lot – use circular drive to drop off

Entrance

  • Main entrance is accessible (on Prince Street; do not use East Avenue entrance)
  • No ramps but slow incline (no railings)
  • Lift given as alternative to main entrance stairs; goes up to Main Hall level and down to accessible restrooms
  • 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
  • Threshold edge is accessible
  • Door handle no higher than 48 inches; operable with closed fist but difficult


Rooms and Spaces

  • Door to Chamber Hall only 27-inch wide from Main Hall
  • 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

Main Hall:

  • Aisles between fixed seating at least 36 inches wide
  • Front and back only; no designated areas per se


Prince Street Chamber Hall:

  • Aisles between fixed seating at least 36 inches wide: N/A (no fixed seating, seats can be re-arranged)
  • Spaces for wheelchair seating distributed throughout:  N/A (no fixed seating, seats can be re-arranged)


Vertical Circulation

  • Lift goes up to Main Hall level and down to accessible restrooms


RestroomsAccessible restrooms with pictograms used to identify restrooms

  • Doorway to restroom is left open
  • Adequate maneuvering space for a person using a wheelchair (approximately 6.5 ft.)
  • 36” wide path to all fixtures
  • Stall door handle not operable with closed fist
  • Faucet operable with closed fist


Contact

  • Eric Johnson: (585) 256-0444


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