universal design

Ryan Zunner / WBFO News

A new Hampton Inn in Amherst will be the first hotel to receive a Universal Design certification through the University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Ground was broken Thursday in the Town of Amherst on the site of a future hotel that developers say will be a first in the nation: a "universal design" layout which provides full access to all guests, including those living with one or more of many disabilities.