3 rectangles of neon, reminiscent of the pattern of brick construction, illuminate the facade of the Andrew Norwood House.The brick, while a humble object, is fundamental to the city fabric. As the building block for home and commerce, it facilitates the rich cultural network of urban settings. The glowing rectangles of brick bring attention and honor to something essential, though usually unconsidered. On this site brick resonates the complex history of construction in New York. Additionally, with the elevation of this basic element to a place of idolatry, brick echoes economic practice. Neon, as an advertising sign, broadcasts a familiar message: “Bricks for sale. Buy now.”