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Faneuil Hall revamp can’t proceed without hearing concerns about disability access

I read Max Grinnell’s “A Faneuil Hall for Bostonians” as well as the sidebar dedicated to input from your readers (Opinion, Jan. 18). Nowhere on the page did I see any reference to concerns about barriers to access for people with a disability or accommodations for them.

I have been involved for 20 years in advocating for those unable to advocate for themselves. I have performed countless site visits, and they yield the same results. Most people, architects included, have only rudimentary knowledge of what is needed. As a result, better access never becomes a reality because it is too late to rectify what has been done.

I can’t stress this point enough: Get in touch with the Boston Commission for Persons with Disabilities while in the planning stage.

Kenneth Bonacci