Balboa Theater – July 13, 2014

Gillespie Corp. Project at Balboa Theater

Shallow-Pit Passenger Elevator Custom Designed for 9.5” Pit
Patented Design Provides Code Required Refuge Space
San Diego, California

Gillespie’s task was to design a six-stop, ADA- and gurney-compliant passenger elevator with adjacent 90º openings, while leaving the existing structural footings intact. Gillespie’s biggest challenge was to design the elevator with a mere 9.5-inch shallow pit.

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