The Andrew Freedman Mansion, a wonderful building in the Bronx, was designed specifically as a retirement home for wealthy people who had lost their fortunes.

This clip is part of a series of 1-minute video vignettes we shot in the Bronx sponsored by a grant from the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) and produced by students and faculty at Lehman College.

To learn more about the "Best of the Bronx" visit bit.ly/1frUAHv and lehman.edu/bestofthebronx/

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