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.
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|