“Dining room” surely is one of the most commonly abused labels in the world of real estate sales as the term relates to space in an apartment.
(Well, I have to admit that “walk-in closet” is one of several other strong contenders. Sometimes, “bedroom” is as well.
“Dining room” sometimes refers to other spaces that are tucked into alcoves or other odd corners of a property. Honest sellers and their brokers may refer to “dining area,” though I’d say the term is dishonestly used just because a small table can be jammed into foyer.
The floorplan above is for a combined apartment on West End Avenue in low 100s. Although the co-op has been expensively gut renovated, it has been impossibly designed.
The combination just doesn’t work as currently configured.
The dining room doubles as a foyer, or, more accurately, Continue reading