National Seashore announces tours of architectural gems

Cape Cod Modern House Trust has restored three houses
Tour restored "modern houses" in the National Seashore on April 23rd and May 30th (CCNS photo)

From the Cape Cod National Seashore:

Who's intrigued by the houses with flat roofs and lots of glass tucked away in the Wellfleet woods? These historic properties are reminders of a time when internationally renowned, European-trained architects and American Modern architects built recreational houses on the Outer Cape. Three of these houses--Kugel/Gips, Weidlinger, and Hatch, have been restored by the Cape Cod Modern House Trust under a lease arrangement with the National Park Service. There will be free open houses at the Kugel /Gips House on April 23 and at the Weidlinger House on May 30. Hours are 11 am to 5 pm. Guided tours to all three properties (fee program) are also offered. Visit www.ccmht.org for details.


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