Fodor's Expert Review Manitoga–The Russel Wright Design Center

Garrison Notable Building Fodor's Choice

Nature and art blend seamlessly throughout the home, studio, and 75-acre grounds of mid-20th-century industrial designer Russel Wright. Boulders protrude through the ground floor of Dragon Rock, Wright's experimental home and a National Historic Landmark. It is built on a rock ledge and spans 11 levels; fist-size stones serve as door handles. Four miles of paths weave through a landscape that appears natural but is actually a studied design of native trees, rocks, mosses, and wildflowers. The 90-minute tours take in the buildings and woodlands; wear comfortable walking shoes.

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Quick Facts

584 Rte. 9D
Garrison, New York  10524, USA

845-424–3812

www.russelwrightcenter.org

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $20, Closed Tues.–Thurs.

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