Call me a Luddite, but I think of a room with four walls when “dining room” shows up in a listing or on a floor plan.
With just two walls that mark the ends of an alcove, I’d call it a dining “space.” Technically, however, I’m wrong, according to the New York City Administrative Code.
The Code specifies that a dining space may be no bigger than 55 square feet; that limitation suggests that anything else may be called a dining room. (No dining “space” is permitted in an apartment with fewer than three rooms, the Code states.)
As is evident in the floorplan above, Continue reading