December 27, 2005
On behalf of the New York Yankees, HOK Sports Architecture and Tishman Speyer Properties, I wanted to thank you for attending our first outreach meeting on Wednesday, September 28th. The purpose of this meeting was to highlight accessibility features of the new Yankee stadium and get feedback from Yankees fans with disabilities. Our first meeting was a great success â€“ the Great Moments Room was packed with fans that were eager to provide feedback! As advocates for people with disabilities since 1947, we were proud that we had such a great turnout as we begin to discuss issues that are important to all of us in building the most accessible sports stadium in the country.
In order to enhance our ability to communicate with each other, we will begin to post information on the accessibility being provided at the new Yankee Stadium on our Accessibility Services web-site: www.accessibility-services.com
Once you are on our site â€“ click on the Yankeesâ€™ logo to access information on the dates, locations and topics to be discussed at upcoming meetings, as well as updates on the accessibility features that will be provided. There will also be an opportunity for you to provide us with feedback on the accessibility features that are most important to you.
We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting, which is scheduled for Thursday, January 19, 2006 from 1 PM to 3 PM at Yankee Stadium. We plan to discuss issues relating to the completed Design Development of the new Yankee Stadium and will emphasize issues related to accessible parking.
Additional meeting information will be posted on www.accessibility-services.com and distributed through a variety of list serves.
Please call me at 518-945-1606 if you will be able to attend or if you have any questions.