Accessible Design, 30 Years On

What we’ve learned from the Americans with Disabilities Act

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Chicago’s Millennium Park, pictured in 2012. Photo © Vito Palmisano

Millennium Park, a model for universal design

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Anish Kapoor’s reflective “Cloud Gate” has become an instant Chicago icon. Photo © Petr Kratochvil
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Millennium Park’s pedestrian bridge connects to the redesigned Maggie Daley Park (at left), pictured in 2017. Photo J. E. Koonce
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“Crown Fountain” offers respite from the heat. Photo © Jackman Chiu. CC 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Lifting the lawn at Barnard College

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The Milstein Center, left, and the newly elevated lawn. Photo © Magda Biernat

A Fifth Avenue landmark, reinvented

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Manufacturers Hanover Trust building, circa 1954. Photo © Ezra Stoller | Esto
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The renovated building, circa 2012, with its new transparent glass elevator. Photo © Eduard Hueber

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