Accessible Design in Public Housing: NYCHA Staff Training Program

Version 4.0 July 9, 2001

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Edward Steinfeld and Danise Levine, 2001
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Seating and Tables
Section 4.1.2(17)
Five percent, but not less than one of built-in or fixed seating and tables must meet the following requirements.
Section 4.32.2; 4.2.4

This picnic table provides adequate
space for a person who uses a 
Figure 1

Is no more than 19 inches of the 30 x 48 inch clear space measured under the table?

Section 4.32.3
Is the knee space at least 27 inches high, 30 inches wide, and 19 inches deep? (see Figure 1)

Section 4.32.4
Is the top of the table between 28 and 34 inches from the floor? (see Figure 1)

Section 4.3.3
Seating spaces
Figure 2

Do these seating spaces which are provided for people in wheelchairs have a 30 x 48 inch clear space which overlaps an accessible route?
If people can wheel into the space from in front or behind the space, are the spaces 48 inches deep? (see Figure 2)

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