Lynn Underwood

Reporter | Homes
Phone: 612-673-7619
Lynn Underwood writes about new home construction, remodeling, architecture, design, decorating and real estate for the Sunday Homes section. She also writes garden-related stories for the Variety Home + Garden section.

Recent content from Lynn Underwood

Lynne Rossetto Kasper's Crocus Hill home is on the market

Lynne Rossetto Kasper tested recipes, wrote her award-winning cookbooks and prepped for her radio broadcasts in the century-old Crocus...

Updated: October 13, 2014, - 09:21 AM

Modern ingenuity produces a 1950s flashback home

A couple didn’t let an odd-shaped lot stop them from building a retro-inspired rambler in Edina.

Updated: October 05, 2014, - 12:45 AM

Everyday Solutions: St. Paul bungalow gets vintage-style master bath

The challenge: Create a new master bathroom accented with design details inspired by the bungalow’s original Arts and Crafts architectural style.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 02:41 PM

Comedy king's modernist University Grove home is part of tour

Owners Dudley Riggs and Pauline Boss will miss their well-preserved midcentury gem, which boasts a two-story atrium within a modernist shell. The University Grove home will be open for touring, along with other modern-style homes, on Oct. 11.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 02:36 PM

Strategic storage is just a built-in away

Today's new built-ins put everything at your fingertips in kitchens and baths. Here are some smart ideas on organizing and storing your stuff.

Updated: September 21, 2014, - 07:17 AM

Owners reinvent their longtime homes

Architectural problem-solving — from maximizing natural light to floor plans that flow — will be on display in 16 Twin Cities residences open for touring next weekend.

Updated: September 15, 2014, - 09:01 AM

Smart split: Transforming a 1990s tract home in NE Minneapolis

Homeowners Mary Glas and Mark Larsen were close to giving up on finding the perfect home when a Realtor friend tipped them off about a house for sale in the quiet St. Anthony neighborhood of northeast Minneapolis.

Updated: September 08, 2014, - 12:30 PM

A tale of two rehabs

Renovators who share a passion for old houses and preservation have each taken on an abandoned 1880s property.

Updated: August 31, 2014, - 07:19 AM

Restoring a 19th-century Queen Anne in St. Paul

The rehabber: Robert Hengelfelt of Hengelfelt Restorations has been reviving turn-of-the-century houses, especially rebuilding front porches, since the mid-1990s. He...

Updated: August 30, 2014, - 05:51 PM

Saving a $1 house in Minneapolis

Last year, Robin O’Brien traded in her flight-attendant uniform for a tool belt, intending to use her architecture degree and pursue a new career as an old-house renovator.

Updated: August 30, 2014, - 05:49 PM

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