Gateway Arch Universal Design Project Video

The video describes how people with disabilities joined with designers to make renovations of the Gateway Arch Museum in St. Louis, Missouri

“The Gateway Arch Universal Design.”  is a video about how people with disabilities joined with designers to make renovations of the Gateway Arch Museum in St. Louis, Missouri, welcoming for all people, including all people with disabilities.

There is also a recording that describes each of the pictures and short videos that are shown in the video while the speaker is talking. This recording is supplemental to the video because there simply were not enough spaces in the video to allow for effective video descriptions.

Those who find viewing the video not possible or feasible, we recommend listening to the video first and then listening to the audio recording. There is additional information in that recording that anybody may enjoy hearing.

The video has an ASL interpreter.

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transcript <div class="CS_Element_Textblock cs_control _cs_outline" id="cs_control_842133" style="display: block;"> <div class="CS_Textblock_Text" style="text-align:left"> <p><strong>The following is a description of the short video clips and pictures that serve as relief behind the continued talking</strong></p> <p>Start Picture of the Arch showing the title &quot;The Gateway Arch Universal Design&quot;</p> <p>0:07 Video of Commissioner David Newburger comes up on screen. He is sitting in his wheelchair and in front of a garden, behind that is the entrance to the Arch Now, there follows a series of short video clips and pictures to serve as relief behind the continued talking</p> <p>0:17 Pictogram in the form of a logo appears referencing multiple disabilities including people who are blind or have low vision</p> <p>0:35 Short video clip from the bottom of the Arch</p> <p>0:57 Picture of two young people using wheelchairs and two others looking at exhibits</p> <p>1:03 Picture of Newburger rolling up the slope that serves as an exit ramp from the museum</p> <p>1:10 Picture of group of young people, some with visible disabilities and some not, listening to a National Park Service guide</p> <p>1:25 Picture of some of the members of the Universal Design Group with some of the architects</p> <p>1:32 Picture from a grassy hill looking at the entrance to the museum</p> <p>1:38 Picture from inside the entrance up the hill and looking at the Old Courthouse</p> <p>1:55 Picture of the beginning walkway into the museum</p> <p>2:25 Selection from an architectural drawing showing steps down to the museum with a ramp far off to the side</p> <p>2:32 Picture of another public building that shows the entrance with many steps up and a ramp off to one side</p> <p>2:47 Selection from an architectural drawing showing the sloped walkway meeting in the center to go into the museum</p> <p>2:57 A short video of the sloped walkways going in and out from the museum to the Arch grounds</p> <p>3:57 Picture of the Universal Design Group meeting with designers. One person who is blind is feeling balsa models of the planned design; another who has low vision is holding an iPad close to her face</p> <p>4:06 Picture of an accessible toilet area</p> <p>4:16 Another picture of the beginning walkway into the museum</p> <p>4:22 Picture of the two large elevators the universal design group requested</p> <p>4:45 Picture of a blind woman checking out a key pad to operate a video screen with designers looking on and her dog guide in the background.</p> <p>5:24 Picture of a group of disabled people celebrating universal design. This group was actually in New York touring the High Line walkway in Manhattan. David Newburger and Andrew Lackey from St. Louis are in the picture.</p> <p>5:51 Picture of the ramp that was not usable by everybody; the ramp was modified to meet accessibility standards The following is a description of the short video clips and pictures that serve as relief behind the continued talking The Gateway Arch Universal Design</p> <p>6:25 Picture of an exhibit depicting the St. Louis waterfront in showboat days</p> <p>6:37 Picture of the original model that the original designers made for the arch and its grounds, all behind a glass case but with a touchable exhibit outside the glass case</p> <p>7:03 Picture of a display behind a glass case</p> <p>7:08 Picture of a large print card coming out of the slot beside the display</p> <p>7:34 Picture of an electronic display telling the story of the busy levee in the 1800's</p> <p>9:45 David Newburger sitting in front of the replica of what tourists experience when they go to the top of the Arch</p> <p>10:26 Picture of the replica of the top of the Arch</p> <p>10:35 Picture of tourists standing in the replica and watching the video screens that show what one sees if at the top of the Arch</p> <p>10:40 Picture of what tourists see if they are at the top of the Arch or looking at the screens in the replica</p> <p>11:09 Picture of a blind man exploring the touchable model of the Arch grounds</p> <p>12:08 David Newburger rolling up to the beginning of the museum and stopping to talk</p> <p>12:29 Picture of a very large screen telling the story of the migration to the west</p> <p>12:35 A short video of visitors touring around in the museum</p> <p>12:40 Return to David Newburger summarizing the tour</p> <p>12:59 Another picture of the beginning walkway into the museum</p> <p>13:10 Return to the picture showing the Arch and the title &quot;The Gateway Arch Universal Design&quot;</p> </div> </div>

Gateway Arch Universal Design Project Audio

Audio and transcript for the above video

Transcript

The following is a description of the short video clips and pictures that serve as relief behind the continued talking

Start Picture of the Arch showing the title "The Gateway Arch Universal Design"

0:07 Video of Commissioner David Newburger comes up on screen. He is sitting in his wheelchair and in front of a garden, behind that is the entrance to the Arch Now, there follows a series of short video clips and pictures to serve as relief behind the continued talking

0:17 Pictogram in the form of a logo appears referencing multiple disabilities including people who are blind or have low vision

0:35 Short video clip from the bottom of the Arch

0:57 Picture of two young people using wheelchairs and two others looking at exhibits

1:03 Picture of Newburger rolling up the slope that serves as an exit ramp from the museum

1:10 Picture of group of young people, some with visible disabilities and some not, listening to a National Park Service guide

1:25 Picture of some of the members of the Universal Design Group with some of the architects

1:32 Picture from a grassy hill looking at the entrance to the museum

1:38 Picture from inside the entrance up the hill and looking at the Old Courthouse

1:55 Picture of the beginning walkway into the museum

2:25 Selection from an architectural drawing showing steps down to the museum with a ramp far off to the side

2:32 Picture of another public building that shows the entrance with many steps up and a ramp off to one side

2:47 Selection from an architectural drawing showing the sloped walkway meeting in the center to go into the museum

2:57 A short video of the sloped walkways going in and out from the museum to the Arch grounds

3:57 Picture of the Universal Design Group meeting with designers. One person who is blind is feeling balsa models of the planned design; another who has low vision is holding an iPad close to her face

4:06 Picture of an accessible toilet area

4:16 Another picture of the beginning walkway into the museum

4:22 Picture of the two large elevators the universal design group requested

4:45 Picture of a blind woman checking out a key pad to operate a video screen with designers looking on and her dog guide in the background.

5:24 Picture of a group of disabled people celebrating universal design. This group was actually in New York touring the High Line walkway in Manhattan. David Newburger and Andrew Lackey from St. Louis are in the picture.

5:51 Picture of the ramp that was not usable by everybody; the ramp was modified to meet accessibility standards The following is a description of the short video clips and pictures that serve as relief behind the continued talking The Gateway Arch Universal Design

6:25 Picture of an exhibit depicting the St. Louis waterfront in showboat days

6:37 Picture of the original model that the original designers made for the arch and its grounds, all behind a glass case but with a touchable exhibit outside the glass case

7:03 Picture of a display behind a glass case

7:08 Picture of a large print card coming out of the slot beside the display

7:34 Picture of an electronic display telling the story of the busy levee in the 1800's

9:45 David Newburger sitting in front of the replica of what tourists experience when they go to the top of the Arch

10:26 Picture of the replica of the top of the Arch

10:35 Picture of tourists standing in the replica and watching the video screens that show what one sees if at the top of the Arch

10:40 Picture of what tourists see if they are at the top of the Arch or looking at the screens in the replica

11:09 Picture of a blind man exploring the touchable model of the Arch grounds

12:08 David Newburger rolling up to the beginning of the museum and stopping to talk

12:29 Picture of a very large screen telling the story of the migration to the west

12:35 A short video of visitors touring around in the museum

12:40 Return to David Newburger summarizing the tour

12:59 Another picture of the beginning walkway into the museum

13:10 Return to the picture showing the Arch and the title "The Gateway Arch Universal Design"

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