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50 Handicap iconThis page is being updated regularly. Please email us if you have any additional information about disability access in New York City's music venues.

The information regarding accessibility collected here is as reported by each venue.

Venues listed in alphabetical order.

The Abigail Adams Smith Museum Auditorium, 417 E. 61st Street, New York, NY

**Hall is fully accessible**

The hall is wheelchair accessible. The restrooms are on the same level as the hall, but are not fully ADA compliant.


All Angels Church, 251 West 80th Street, just off Broadway, New York, NY

**Neither hall nor bathroom are accessible**

Bargemusic, Fulton Ferry Landing near Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn, NY

**Hall is not fully accessible; one step must be negotiated**

One step must be negotiated, e.g. a wheelchair must be lifted over it. Mobility-impaired people should know that the boat moves. No accessible restroom. Staff attempts to seat people to accommodate hearing issues.

Baruch Performing Arts Center, Marvin Anotonowsky Performing Arts Complex, 55 Lexington Ave., New York, NY

**Hall is fully accessible**

Mason Hall and The Bernie West Theatre are located at 17 Lexington Avenue, which is on the corner of East 23rd Street, and Lexington Avenue. Mason Hall should be entered from 23rd street entrance, and is on the Ground Floor. The Bernie West Theatre is accessible via the Lexington Avenue entrance, and is located right outside the Elevator on the 9th Floor.

The Engelman Recital Hall and Nagelberg Theatre are located in the 55 Lexington Avenue building, with access available on the East 25th Street entrance between Lexington Avenue and 3rd Avenue.

Wheelchair seating is in the 1st or last row. The box office should be notified when purchasing tickets as to whether disabled folks will be attending. The box office manager is Nick and the phone # is 646-312-5073.


The Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, New York, NY 10011

**Hall is fully accessible**(212)294-8301

The auditorium is accessible to patrons in wheel chairs. Enter through the security checkpoint at the main entrance at 15 W. 16th Street. Staff will escort patrons to the elevators, which lead to seating at the lower level of the hall. Restrooms are also wheelchair accessible.

The Church of the Epiphany, 1398 York Ave. (at East 74th Street), New York, NY

**Hall is not fully accessible; Call ahead for arrangements**212-737-2720

The entrance to the sanctuary is on East 74th Street. There are three steps to negotiate into the hall. With advance notice, the church can bring out a ramp on the 74th street side to permit wheelchair access, but the restrooms are not accessible.


Corpus Christi Church, 529 West 121st Street, Morningside Heights, Manhattan

**Hall is fully accessible**

There is elevator access from the street level up one level to the box office and entrance to the sanctuary (where concerts are held). The same elevator goes to the balcony level where there is more seating, and to the basement where the restrooms are located.

The Fuentidueña Chapel at The Cloisters, 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, Manhattan

**Hall is fully accessible, but call ahead for arrangements**212-650-2211

A van is available to assist wheelchair users and other visitors with mobility impairments to enter the Museum. Please call 212-650-2211 for more information or to arrange for a van. By car from the Westside Highway, take the Fort Tryon exit, go to the gate and beep your horn. A van will bring you to the museum and you will be allowed to park if parking is available. A limited number of wheelchairs are available free of charge for use at The Cloisters.


Immanuel Lutheran Church, 122 East 88th Street at Lexington Avenue, Manhattan

**Hall is currently not accessible**

The elevator is currently inoperable. There is a flight of stairs to get into the church and down to the bathrooms.

(Handicap entry starts at the red door immediately to the left of the 88th Street stairs. There is a bell to the right of the door, which will sound in the lobby when the button is pressed. Someone on staff will bring the elevator to street level for access to the sanctuary level.)


Judson Memorial Church, 239 Thompson Street, New York, NY

**Hall is fully accessible, but prior arrangements should be made**212-477-0351

The accessible entrance is 243 Thompson Street, around the corner from the main entrance. Ring the bell and get buzzed in. The elevator right inside that door goes (very slowly) up to the Meeting Room (floor “3”), and down to the restrooms, including the accessible one. The instructions for using the elevator are posted on the wall to the left of it.


Morris-Jumel Mansion, Roger Morris Park, 65 Jumel Terrace at 160th Street, Manhattan

**Hall is accessible; nearby sidewalk is not; call ahead for arrangements**212-923-8008

Morris-Jumel Mansion has temporary ramps providing access to Roger Morris Park and to the house itself. However, there are no curb-cuts providing access to the sidewalk surrounding the park. Call 212-923-8008 to ensure access.


New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th Street at Central Park West, Manhattan

**The lobby is fully accessible, but the hall is not. There are steps to be negotiated into each section of the auditorium and the elevator does not lead to the balcony or mezzanine.**212-874-5210

Call 212-874-5210 before arriving to notify staff. There are four steps into the building. There is a ramp which can be placed at the entrance to get people in who are in wheelchairs. This cannot be set up permanently for liability reasons, but will be set up on an as needed basis. It may take a few minutes for the staff to get there when needed.

Once inside, there are elevators for someone in a wheelchair to go the 5th floor to use the bathroom.

Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St., Manhattan

**Hall is fully accessible**

The elevator is at the side entrance to the building - tell the doorman at the main entrance that the elevator is needed. The basement performance space is fully accessible. The bathrooms on basement level may have accessible stalls; otherwise there are two large single bathrooms in the gallery space.

St. Bartholomew's Church (including the Chapel), 325 Park Ave., Manhattan

**Hall is fully accessible**

There is a ramped entrance through the garden on Park Avenue at 51st Street. Accessible restrooms are located off the lobby inside the Park Avenue entrance. Large-print service leaflets are available at our welcome desk in the lobby.


Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church, West 87th Street between Broadway and West End Avenue, Manhattan

** Hall is not fully accessible**

 There are 4 steps to enter the main entrance at 87th Street. There is an additional step to access the bathrooms inside.


Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street, Manhattan

**Hall is fully accessible**

Although there are 3 steps in front of the church, patrons in wheelchairs can go through the gate just to the right of the church and enter the church through Laughlin Hall. There are 2 accessible bathrooms.


Saint Malachy's Church, 239 West 49th Street, Between Broadway and 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

**Hall is fully accessible**

There are ten steps to negotiate from street level to sanctuary level, but the sanctuary is accessible to those with walkers and wheel chairs via the elevator at street level.


Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, 118 Chadwick Road, Teaneck, NJ

**Hall is fully accessible**

Saint Mark's is accessible to the disabled for both worship, ministry and events. Use the entrance on Chadwick Road.


Saint Michael's Church, Amsterdam Avenue & West 99th Street, Manhattan

**Hall is not fully accessible**

When the building was erected in the 1890s it was done with the first floor raised half a floor off the ground, so there is a half-flight of stairs at all entrances into the church and Parish House. However, there is a ramped entrance into the church that is accessible. The Recital Hall is on the second floor and there is no elevator; the Hall can be reached only by a full flight of stairs.


The Church of Saint Paul and Saint Andrew, 263 West 86th Street, Manhattan

**Hall is fully accessible**

The church main entrance is on West End Avenue, on the east side of the street. Disabled entrance is on West 86th Street, on the north side of the street. There is a ramp from the sidewalk to the entrance of the building, which takes you to a hallway/lobby where there is a desk that is used as a box office. To enter the sanctuary (used as concert space), proceed directly down the hallway and turn left down the short ramp into the church sanctuary.

Saint Peter's Church, 54th Street east of Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022

**Facility is fully accessible**212-935-2200

The Sanctuary and restrooms are fully wheelchair accessible. To enter the church at street level at the 54th Street entrance, ask the receptionist inside the lobby to activate the lift in the vestibule, which brings wheelchair-bound patrons into the lobby, where they can then take the elevator (due to be back in service as of 8/28/2010) down to the Sanctuary level. Call ahead to ensure that seating can be reserved that doesn't require mounting any steps.

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