A country house built for a patron by the Viennese Modernist Josef Hoffman on the eve of World War I (and consumed by a fire in 1922) is the point of departure for this animated video, which starts with one of the last remaining photos of the domicile.
Sarah Dornner, Primavesi House
178 Norfolk St
|Cross street:||between E Houston and Stanton Sts|
|Opening hours:||Wed–Sun noon–6pm|
|Transport:||Subway: F to Lower East Side–Second Ave|