While Cape Cod is well regarded for its maritime history, the area also gains acclaim for some of its Modernist homes. The man behind much of the architecture is named Charles Zehnder and he definitely left a mark when it comes to his legacy along Cape Cod.
Zehnder is the name behind around four-dozen Modernist homes in Wellfleet and the surrounding area. His legacy, though, began well before the first home went up. Charles Zehnder studied architecture in college, but it was the opportunity to eat dinner with famed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright that perhaps most influenced his destiny. Zehnder won the opportunity to connect with Wright through a design contest.
Later, Zehnder helped a friend build a home in Truro and settled, himself, in