Separate Dining Space

Better Design Practice

Dining Area

Every dwelling unit must contain a space for dining, which accommodates a table and chairs for the intended maximum number of occupants.

Apartment Planning

a. Unit Arrangement

  • There must be no circulation through bedrooms to other bedrooms or to primary bathrooms. Bathrooms should be near the bedrooms. Bathrooms must not open into the Living Room, Dining Room, or Kitchen. Circulation through the Living
  • Direct access to private outdoor space should be provided from a living space within the unit not a bedroom. Room should be avoided.

Building Planning Guideline

The New York City Department of

Housing Preservation and Development (HPD)