Digest of the Statutes and of the Ordinances Relating to the Inspection and Construction of Buildings in the City of Boston 1889
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...hereafter built or altered, to Theatres herebe used as a theatre, for dramatic, operatic or other similar aUeraTto'beof performances, involving the use of a fixed stage, with movable brick and fire n. T i. ill i resisting con or shifting scenery, curtains and machinery, shall be a brick stmction building, and be of fire resisting construction throughout, so throushoutfar as the nature of its uses will permit, and in addition to all other provisions applicable to a public building, shall have the highest part of main floor of auditorium not more than Main floor to be seven feet above the sidewalk of the open street, court or iveTM" passageway on which the main doors of exit shall be located; street, etc. shall have at least two independent exits for each division, compartment or gallery of the auditorium; and for each gallery or division above the first floor shall have independent stairways, and such stairways and exits shall be located as far apart as practicable. The lobbies shall be separated from the auditorium by brick or other fire resisting walls; Additional exits for theatres. Stage of theatre to be separated from auditorium by brick wall sixteen inches in thickness, etc. Proscenium arch, how carried. Hoof trusses. Finish and decorations. Scenery, curtains, etc. and all walls, floors and landings of stairways and all stairs shall be of incombustible materials; and all doors from auditorium to lobbies and stairways shall be of metal covered wood and self closing. There shall be lobbies adjoining each division of the auditorium sufficiently large to furnish standing room for all persons that such division may at any time contain. Sect. 127. In addition to the exits hereinbefore required for all public buildings, there shall be...
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