Lectures and Other Events

Opening Doors: Accessibility in Historic Houses of Worship

-St. Marks in the Bowery access ramp dedication ceremony photo credit: Episcopal News Service

Please join us on
Thursday, November 14, 2019
6:00 – 8:00 pm

The Church of St. Ignatius Loyola – Wallace Hall
980 Park Avenue (East 84th Street)
An accessible entrance is available at 48 E. 84th Street


The event is free, but advance registration is required.

Join us for a conversation on the challenges and rewards of tastefully and respectfully integrating Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) features—including elevators, ramps and lifts—to historic houses of worship. The panel of experts will include preservationists, disability advocates, clerical leadership from the NYC area and architects working in the field of barrier free access.

The event will be moderated by Peg Breen, President, The New York Landmarks Conservancy.

Panelists will include:
Clerical Leadership
Disability Advocates
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission staff
Architects specializing in the field of the incorporation between
ADA features and historic Houses of Worship

2.0 LU AIA Continuing Education credits offered.

Organized by:
The New York Landmarks Conservancy/Sacred Sites
The Church of St. Ignatius Loyola
Acheson Doyle Partners Architects

For more information regarding the event, please contact:
Chloe Deutschman, 212-414-4500 ×10
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Generously supported by: FRANK E. CAMPBELL | The Funeral Chapel