(WXYZ) - The Palace of Auburn Hills will be making extensive changes to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District says the agreement resolves an investigation after complaints were filed by patrons who were unable to attend events at the entertainment complex.
“We applaud the new owners of the Palace of Auburn Hills for agreeing to make meaningful changes that will ensure full and equal access to its facilities for people with disabilities” said U.S. Attorney Barbara L. McQuade.
“Providing an accessible environment for our patrons is the core of our business. We thank the U.S. Attorney’s Office for working closely with us to elevate the level of service and accessibility at the Palace of Auburn Hills,” said Palace Sports & Entertainment’s Richard Haddad. “This effort is a cornerstone of our capital improvement plan and we’re proud to expand our commitment to enhance the experience of everyone who comes to the Palace.”
Under the settlement, the Palace will provide 99 wheelchair accessible seats, along with companion seats. The line of sight for those in wheelchairs will be improved. Tickets will also be available in the same manner as general seats.
For more information on the ADA and today’s agreement with Palace Sports and Entertainment, visit www.ada.gov
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