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Top Garaventa Dealer Says Thanks

It is common in today's business world for manufacturers to show appreciation to their best customers for their support.  What ...

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Oakland vertical lift nets August POM

This month we are profiling a beautiful Genesis Opal vertical lift. It is installed prominently at the new Wolf Restaurant ...

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Midwest Accessibility Captures July POM

A big thank you and congratulations to Martin Crowley and the crew at Midwest Accessibility Products of Cincinnati, Ohio. Their ...

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Lift for 1st Nutella Cafe Wins June POM

This month we have selected a small Genesis Shaftway vertical lift installed at the very first Nutella Café in Chicago. ...

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Garaventa BC Captures May POM

Providing accessibility within a theater or lecture hall can be a challenge for even the most experienced accessibility contractors. Fortunately, ...

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March POM Goes to Prison Lift

IMG_1587 editOur thanks and congratulations go out to all of the fine folks IMG_1597 (2)at Access Elevator in Lifts. Their installation of a stainless steel Artira has earned them the Garaventa Lift Project of the Month for March, 2017.

The new lift replaces a Savaria Omega that “never worked”, according to local newspaper reports, Articles featured the struggles of wheelchair-bound family members who could not visit their relatives because of the faulty lift.

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Inclined Lift at California Store nets POM

from YelpCongratulations to Neil Hankin, Brian Trueman, David Lair and the rest of the crew at Hankin Specialty Elevators. Their submission of photos from Decorative Plumbing Supply in San Carlos, California has been named the Garaventa Lift Project of the Month for February, 2017.IMG_0111

Typically, inclined lifts are installed as part of a renovation. The lifts are often required to bring commercial spaces in to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) before the business is granted an Occupancy Permit and is allowed to open to the public.

IMG_0109In this case the owners of DPS, Jeffrey and Diane Steves, decided to proactively improve accessibility within their stylish studio. The lift is painted a custom shade of black to blend in with the surrounding stair railings.

Lift for Grand Island Mansion wins POM

Congratulations to Neil Hankin, Brian Trueman, Dave Lair and the rest of the fine folks at Hankin Specialty Elevator of Rancho Cordova, California. Their installation of a standard Genesis Enclosure at the Grand Island Mansion in Walnut Grove, California has earned them the Garaventa Lift Project of the Month for January, 2017.

Grand Island Mansion front

Grand Island MansionThe gorgeous Grand Island Mansion is a uniquely spectacular Italian Renaissance style villa. The four-story, 24,000 square foot 58 room villa is centrally located on Grand Island in the lush delta region east of the San Francisco Bay.

Vertical LiftGaraventa Genesis LiftThe Mansion is the largest private estate in northern California, and embodies the finest features of classical architecture and European craftsmanship. A popular venue for weddings, the Mansion has been featured in such publications as National Geographic, Sunset Magazine, Architectural Digest, Playboy Magazine, Victoria’s Secret Catalog, and Macy’s Furniture Catalog.