2006 New York Code - Size Of Rooms.

    §  104.  Size of rooms.   1. Every living room, except kitchens, shall
  contain at least eighty square feet of floor space and shall be not less
  than eight feet in its least horizontal  dimension.  However,  in  every
  permanently  occupied  dwelling,  one  living  room in each apartment or
  suite shall have at least one hundred thirty-two square  feet  of  floor
    2. Every living room shall be at least seven and a half feet high, the
  measurements  in  all  cases  to be taken from the finished floor to the
  finished underside of the ceiling. Beams crossing  the  ceiling  may  be
  disregarded  if  none  of  them  extends below the ceiling more than six

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