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The owners of a local restaurant recently approached me with questions about whether some work they were planning required compliance with ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). They wanted to know how the ADA would treat an expansion of eating space from inside the building to an existing patio outside the building. Actually, their questions were more pointed: Would they have to do something about the public bathroom, in which only undernourished children could find room to turn around? Would they have to alter the sidewalk entrance with the hundred-year-old double doors that even people who are not disabled have trouble getting through? I hate making those phone calls where you have to admit to somebody that you might have been