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The Pulse Interim Memorial
Due to limited parking availability, Mears taxi or ride sharing is encouraged
From I-4 W
- Take Exit 82B Anderson Street
- Use the left two lanes to turn left on Anderson Street
- Turn Right on Orange Ave
- Pulse is located on your right 1.3 miles
From I-4 E
- Take exit 81BC toward Kaley Ave
- Take Kaley East to Orange Ave
- Turn Right on Orange Avenue
- Pulse is located on your right
Limited street Parking is available along S. Orange Avenue and Esther Street. If parking on Esther Street, we ask you to be courteous to the residents.
Parking is not available at Dunkin Donuts, Wendy’s or any of the surrounding businesses or open parking lots.
Temporary kiosk hours (due to COVID-19) Friday – Sunday (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
- Enter the Pulse Memorial from either South Orange Avenue at the corner by the Pulse Sign or from Esther Street on the southwest corner of the site.
- Personal photography is permitted at the Memorial. For professional photography information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Public restrooms are not available at the Memorial or in surrounding businesses.
- Glass containers, or lit candles are not allowed on property.
- Any items left at the offering wall will be collected after 48 hours, except during the Remembrance Week and holidays.
- Please do not write messages on the barrier walls. Messages can be left on the panels beneath the Pulse Sign only.
The Pulse Memorial is a sanctuary of quiet reflection and love dedicated to honoring the senseless loss of innocent life and remembering the horrible attack that occurred on June 12, 2016. Appropriate etiquette, personal behavior and conduct is required from all visitors at all times in order to provide the entire visiting public with respect and an equal opportunity to have an enriching and meaningful experience.
- Offering Wall: A place for you to leave flowers or mementos of your love and support.
- Viewing Areas: There are three viewing areas of the building. You will be able to see where the Pulse Nightclub iconic waterfall was at the entrance, a wall of the building where our 49 Angels names are listed and around the rear of the building to view the openings of the rescue from the bathrooms.
- Ribbon Wall of Photographs: The panels surrounding the building are filled with pictures of the community and the world’s response of love and support and artifacts collected from the Orange County History Center.
- Digital Guest Book: A place for you to sign in, leave a message, connect with the Pulse Memorial and share your experience.
- Pulse Nightclub Sign: This is the original sign for the Pulse nightclub and a place you may write your own message on the panels provided.
- Survivor Grove: A green space with benches to provide time for contemplation and reflection.
All visitors to the Pulse Interim Memorial should refrain from:
- Distributing handbills or flyers
- Engaging in commercial activities, soliciting, and/or vending
- Engaging in fighting, violent, or threatening behavior
- Using lighters, matches, and candles
- Engaging in sporting and recreational activities
- Tampering with, damaging, and/or removing landscaping, and/or climbing trees
- Engaging in expressive activity that has the effect, intent or propensity to draw a crowd of on-lookers
- Demonstrating or rallying
- Impeding or threatening the security of persons or property
- Attempting to climb, toss items over or write on barrier walls
- Interfering with, or obstructing authorized vehicular traffic
- Willfully defacing, destroying, or damaging the Pulse Memorial Property
- Making noise that is unreasonable, or behaving in a way that is inappropriate given the solemn nature of the Memorial
- Obstructing the use of public areas such as entrances, or walkways
- Writing on the barrier walls
- Loitering or sleeping
Visitors are prohibited from bringing the following items onto Pulse Memorial Property:
- Powdered substances, liquid soaps and bubbles
- Controlled substances & Narcotics which use is strictly prohibited by governmental regulation
- Alcoholic beverages
- Noise making or amplification devices, including but not limited to, radios and bull horns
- Explosives, including fireworks
- Weapons and tools including firearms, knives, cutting tools, realistic replicas of firearms, disabling chemicals like mace, pepper spray, tear gas, chlorine, liquid bleach or compressed gasses or other potentially dangerous instruments; armaments or devices which can cause bodily harm to visitors, onePULSE Foundation Staff, or others, and/or physical harm to the Pulse Memorial Property; or any items specifically prohibited to possess as per Florida Law
- Hazardous materials of any kind including alkali metals
- Marking instruments including spray paint, liquid paint, markers, glass cutters and/or other implements that could be used to mark, dye/color, scratch, gouge or otherwise deface property by mechanical or chemical means
- Animals, except for service animals
- Rope, wire of any kind, or any device used to attach or hang posters onto any structure or tree
- Glass bottles
- Any item deemed inappropriate by onePULSE Foundation Staff
The onePULSE Foundation Staff reserves the right to refuse access and/or photo, video, or audio recording rights to any visitor or group, at anytime, anywhere on the Pulse Memorial Property.
Any visitors to the Pulse Memorial Property, including members of the press/news media, must respect all other visitors, and must also realize that due to the unique somber nature of these locations, not all visitors wish to be photographed, videotaped, recorded or bothered in any other manner.
The following are prohibited on all Pulse Memorial Property, unless otherwise authorized in writing by the onePULSE Foundation’s Marketing and Communications Department:
- Taking photographs, videos, and/or audio recordings for advertising or commercial purposes, which includes, but is not limited to, publishing, selling, reproducing, transferring, distributing, or otherwise commercially exploiting the recorded media in any manner whatsoever.
- Using tripods and/or professional camera and/or audio recording equipment.
- If professional camera and/or audio recording equipment is officially authorized for use on the Pulse Memorial Property, then it is done so on-site at the discretion of onePULSE Foundation’s Security Staff.
The Memorial is wheelchair accessible