What They Are about
Located in Garrison, New York, approximately one hour north of New York City, Manitoga is the former home and 75-acre woodland garden of American industrial designer Russel Wright (1904-1976). Manitoga is a National Historic Landmark, an Affiliate Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and one of the few 20th century modern homes with original landscape open to the public.
Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center stewards Manitoga as the embodiment of Wright’s design philosophy and life’s work and celebrates good design for living in creative harmony with nature through tours, programs, events, and free year-round access to woodland trails.
Preserve Manitoga as the embodiment of Russel Wright’s design philosophy and his life’s work.
Demonstrate the power of land reclamation, respect for the environment, and integration in design.
Inspire creativity and enhance the lives of many.
Celebrate good design for living in creative harmony with nature through tours, programs, and events.